GDCO Sudan Selected as one of the WSIS Prizes 2019 Champion!
By Ahmed Eisa
Gedaref Digital City Organization (GDCO Sudan) e-Agriculture ,, Partnership for Community Development and SDGs Achievement project has been selected as the WSIS Prize 2019 Champion for the Category 13 — Action Line C7. ICT applications: e-Agriculture.
The WSIS committee announced the finalists of the WSIS Prizes 2019 with more than two million votes cast by WSIS Stakeholders’ community.
Out of 1064 nominated ICT success stories from around the world, following a comprehensive review by the Expert Group, of 1140 projects submitted by the WSIS Stakeholders’ community, GDCO project e-Agriculture ,, Partnership for Community Development and SDGs Achievement was among those top five most voted in the Category 13.
As a WSIS Prizes 2019 Champion, GDCO will be awarded with a Champion’s certificate from the ITU Secretary-General during the special event dedicated to the achievement of the WSIS Prizes 2019 Ceremony, on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 in Geneva, where the Eng Ahmed Eisa the chair of GDCO is invited to take part and use this opportunity to further promote the project.
WSIS 2019 Prizes
The WSIS Prizes 2019 Winners will only be announced to the public during the WSIS Prizes 2019 Ceremony at the WSIS Forum 2019 from 8-12 April. Ahmed Eisa the chair of GDCO is invited to take active participation in the World Café focusing on WSIS Prizes 2019 Winners and Champions on Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:30-14:30 hours (GMT +1).
WSIS Prize Laureates (2012-2019) For the first time since WSIS Prizes were established in 2012, all former winners and champions (the category Champions was introduced in 2016) to establish a special group with a focus on the promotion of awarded projects, WSIS Prizes, and information and communication technologies for development.
WSIS team will use this opportunity to shape the work-plan of the group and set up roles of members and overall objectives. A special event dedicated to this activity will be held on 10 April 2019 in ITU HQ.
Learn more about this project here
- The e-Agriculture project @ISAF
- Community Development
- Project Social Media - Twitter | LinkedIn | Flickr | Youtube
- Project website
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