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Posts on the topic "Zambia"

Posts on the topic "Zambia"

  • Reflections of the 10th ICT4D Conference, Lusaka – Zambia

    On the 8-10th of May, 2018 all roads led to Lusaka for the 10th ICT4D conference which saw an attendance of more than 700 ICT experts, program managers and senior executives from 80 countries. The conference was held at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka, Zambia. ICT4D Conferences are the largest event within the humanitarian development sector and are held annually it was founded in Nairobi in 2010. The 2018 edition sought to map out the path for technology to make maximize its impact on improving humanitarian relief and development work. The conference was comprised of...
  • Hackathon to improve African Smallholder Farmers access to tractors

    Do you know talented African web developers? As part of the ICT4D conference, John Deere is hosting a hackathon that seeks to improve African smallholder farmers' access to tractors. This application development competition is an opportunity for developers from across the continent to showcase their skills, connect with tech leaders from around the world, and develop tools to serve others. Winners will be announced at the ICT4D conference in Lusaka, Zambia from May 8-10 and will receive cash prizes. The winning teams will receive USD$2,000, USD$1,000, & USD$500 for 1st, 2nd & 3rd...
  • Call for Speakers - Use of ICT for Agriculture & Environment

    Do you have a practical case study or a presentation on the cutting-edge applications and innovations in the use of ICT for agriculture and environment? Then you can be a speaker at the 10th ICT4D conference taking place May 8-10 , 2018 in Lusaka, Zambia. To submit your speaker application, follow this link http://www.ict4dconference.org/speaker/call-for-speakers/ . The closing date for the submissions is January 15th 2018 Successful applicants will be notified by February the 9th 2018 . Agriculture and Environment Track CRS, CTA and ICRISAT are sponsoring the Agriculture and Environment...
  • 10th Conference on ITC4D in Zambia

    This week the 10th edition of the ICT4D Conference takes place in Lusaka, Zambia. Through different thematic tracs participating organizations will share how they are using innovative technology sollutions to increase the impact of their work. They can count on a diverse audience of technical...
  • ICT4D Conference

    ICT4D Conference Date 8-10 May 2018 Location Lusaka, Zambia Description The annual ICT4D Conference brings together public, private and civil society organizations from across the humanitarian and international development community. Participants share their good practices on innovations in...
  • 10th ICT4D Conference to be held in Lusaka, Zambia, on 8-10 May 2018

    The 10th ICT4D Conference led by CRS together with a Partner Consortium will take place in Lusaka, Zambia, from the 8th to the 10th of May 2018. The annual ICT4D Conference brings together public, private and civil society organizations from across the humanitarian and international development community. Participants share their good practices on innovations in technology in their development activities. Credits: ICT4D More than 600 participants will be attending, among which IT/data managers, NGO representatives, civil society organizations, private sector companies, governmental agencies,...
  • Smallholder Farmers in Zambia to Benefit from New Program by Mercy Corps and The MasterCard Foundation

    Mercy Corps, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, today launched AgriFin Accelerate in Zambia. The AgriFin Accelerate program is a six-year, USD 25 million program. The program seeks to address the financial inclusion gap for smallholder farmers (SHF) who lack access to affordable, accessible, demand-driven financial products and services that drive higher productivity and income for farm families. Photo credits: Mercy Corps In Zambia, more than 70 percent of the population is engaged in, or derives its livelihood, from agriculture-related activities. The lack of access to financial...