The Supply Side Connectivity Cluster currently focuses on digital agriculture and digital fisheries.

Activities aim at facilitating the enabling environment for digitalisation in support of climate resilience agriculture and fisheries for increased productivity, profitability, and inclusion in support of trade and investment across the Commonwealth.

The Supply Side Connectivity Cluster takes a holistic approach to digitalisation within the agricultural and fisheries sectors and encourages the participation of all member states for knowledge and experience sharing. It supports policy, advisory services, and capacity building for the developing member states.

Its current work programme has two interconnected policy areas, namely:


Quick facts

Micro, small and medium enterprises

Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) form a major part of the Commonwealth business sector; 51 per cent of businesses in India were MSMEs in 2015, with a total of 34 per cent in Nigeria (2013).


Global tuna supply

The parties to the Nauru Agreement, which include Commonwealth members such as Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu, together accounted for more more than 80 per cent of the global tuna supply in 2017.


Global exporters of agricultural product

Canada, Australia and India were among the top 10 global exporters of agricultural products in 2016.