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E-agriculture Solutions Forum 2018

To promote the use of sustainable e-agriculture solutions and services, FAO-ITU will be conducting a 3 day E-agriculture Solutions Forum (15-17 November, 2018). Venue : Nanjing, China Background E-agriculture, or ICTs in agriculture, is about designing, developing and applying innovative ways to...
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AFITA/WCCA 2018 Conference

This conference is being collaboratively organized by AFITA, INFITA, and INSAIT with the aim to coalesce the 'Research Frontiers in Precision Agriculture' for sharing the recent advances in Remote Sensing & GIS, ICTs, IoAgT, sensor networks,...
India, Mumbai

e-Agriculture is a global community of practice that facilitates dialogue, information exchange and sharing of ideas related to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for sustainable agriculture and rural development.

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  • e-Agriculture webinar on PestSmart Diagnostics e-Learning course

    The FAO e-Agriculture and CABI are inviting interested persons to attend the following webinar to be presented on the 31st of October 2018 at 11:00 (CEST) Rome Time To attend kindly register here to receive attendance information and also to get the details of the recording after the event. Webinar details Title : e-Agriculture webinar on PestSmart Diagnostics e-Learning course Abstract The PestSmart e-Learning Course : Diagnostic eLearning course guides learners through identifying symptoms and causes of both bioticand abiotic plant health problems, and introduces a methodology for field-...
  • CABI launches the PestSmart Diagnostics

    On the 17th of October 2018, CABI announced the PestSmart Diagnostics e-Learning course. The course is part of CABI PestSmart Diagnostic package , designed to help plant health practitioners and students to develop and improve their ability to recognize plant symptoms, relate them to causes and to identify what is causing the problem. The e-Learning course is derived from the Plantwise programme and the course is unique in two ways. It is the first plant health e-learning product and secondly, it is a rare example of a proven innovation developed from an aid sector into a commercial product...
  • Paper-to-Mobile Data Collection: A manual

    Collecting data in the field has always been a headache for researchers, students, aid projects, and international organizations alike. Thanks to technology, we can now collect data through using mobile technology and replace the traditional approaches. Despite the advances in technology, haphazardly collected data tends to be a headache to analyse. In order to support the use of mobile phones and other handheld devices, US Global Development Lab and their partners have published the “ Paper-to-Mobile Data Collection” manual. Paper-to-Mobile Data Collection: A manual This manual was designed...