Who may apply for a free Spore (paper) subscription?Individuals (including students) in ACPcountries active in agriculture and ruraldevelopment(N.B. Organisations receiving CTA publicationsautomatically receive Spore.)If their application is accepted, they willreceive Spore in the selected language (French orEnglish) or Esporo, the Portuguese version.The electronic version is accessible to everyone.
Who may apply for a free subscription to CTApublications?Only organisations/departments located in an ACPcountry and active in agriculture and rural development.The contact person should be the Librarian, the Director orthe Head of Department.If the application is accepted, the organisation/departmentwill receive the following free-of-charge:the magazine Spore/Esporo in the selected languagean account with credit points to order CTA publications free-of-charge
A few figures53,000 subscribers to Spore/Esporo (paper version)11,700 subscribers to the e-version of Spore/Esporo36,000 subscribers to CTA publications1,800 DORA subscribers3,800 subscribers to ICT Update (paper version)5,800 subscribers to the e-version of ICT Update
A few figures in 2012 (until end October)Description TOTAL Online BackendNew Spore/Esporo 6,308 2,412 3,896subscribersNew subscribers to CTA 2,364 2,034 330publicationsCTA publications ordered by 57,788 33,247 24,541subscribersCTA publications ordered for 30,242events/donationsDORA publications ordered 1,940 229 1,711Subscribers orders 9,466 5,119 4,347processed
A look at Google Analytics since 26/01/2012• http://publications.cta.int: 27,500 unique visitors Returning New 51.37% returning visitors 48.63% new visitors• Countries: Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Senegal• +/- 10,600 PDFs downloaded• 2% visitors using mobile technology to access the website
Order flow: Orders placed on line SubscriberMails the publications Orders on lineTime: ? Time: max. 24 hours Processes the order Time: max. 48 hours Deutsche SMI Post
Order flow: orders sent by postMails the publications Subscriber Sends the order by postTime: ? Time: 2-3 weeks Deutsche Post CTAProcesses the order Registers the orderTime: max. 48 hours Time: max. 24 hours SMI