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Posts on the topic "decision-makers"

  • Join remotely the Action Line C7 - Building a Framework for Digital Innovation in Agriculture (Session 278)

    The Food and Agriculture Organization and the International Telecommunication Union invite interested persons to join remotely the WSIS session 278 - Building a Framework for Digital Innovation in Agriculture . Details Date and Time 11:00–13:00, Thursday, 22 March 2018 Link to the meeting https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2018/RP/AdobeConnect/278#intro Webcast link https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2018/RP/Webcast/278#intro Moderator James Azevedo Görgen - Digital Innovation and Development at FAO About this meeting The food and agricultural sector is going to face enormous challenges to...
  • FAO develops a mobile phone app to monitor Fall Armyworm (FAW) in Africa

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has developed a new mobile phone application FAMEWS (Fall Armyworm Monitoring & Early Warning System) mobile app in English and French). The FAMEWS will help farmers and extension officers to collect and record information when scouting fields and checking pheromone traps for Fall Armyworm (FAW). The easy to use and intuitive app is meant to be used by countries affected by the FAW in Africa. Collected data can, once an internet connection is established, be transmitted to a centralized cloud by national FAW focal points before...
  • The Annual Forum for the Future of Agriculture

    The Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA) has been contributing to the debate on agriculture and the environment in Brussels since 2008. The FFA is now firmly established as the premier event where agriculture and environment meet each year for an open dialogue This year the forum returns to...
  • GSMA Mobile World Congress

    Mobile World Congress 2018 Mobile is creating a better future, and we want you to be a part of it. Here you’ll find everything you need to know about the event, and discover ways you can get involved with #MWC18 Source https://www.mobileworldcongress.com/about /
  • Land and Poverty Conference 2018: Land Governance in an Interconnected World

    The Land and Poverty conference will present the latest research and practice on the diversity of reforms, interventions, and innovations in the land sector around the world. The 2018 conference theme will be: Land Governance in an Interconnected World The conference has become one of the largest...
  • WSIS Prizes 2018 finalists announced!

    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has announced the 90 finalists of the WSIS Prizes 2018 contests (also known as WSIS Champions). This year the competition had a record-breaking 492 nominated projects and more than 1 million votes were cast online. In a press statement, ITU noted “Eighteen winners will be announced from the 90 finalists, and together all WSIS Prizes Winners and WSIS Prizes Champions will be honoured at the event”. ©ITU WSIS Prizes 2018 Process The WSIS Prizes 2018 timelines from submission to award ran from the 11th of September 2017 and will see the final...
  • East Africa Digital Conference & Exhibition

    Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization and partners are organizing the East African Digital Farmers Conference. The conference will run from the 25 -27th of April 2018, at the Kenya Agriculture & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) grounds in Nairobi, Kenya . Image credit...
  • Join the East Africa Digital Farmers Conference

    Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization and partners are organizing the East African Digital Farmers Conference. The conference will run from the 25 -27th of April 2018, at the Kenya Agriculture & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) grounds in Nairobi, Kenya . Image credit...
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  • Check out the latest “ICT Update” on Precision Agriculture

    ICT Update is a regular newsletter from CTA that focuses on topical issues in ICT for agriculture. The latest issue focuses on Precision Agriculture for Smallholder Farmers. This issue is hinged on the estimates that it is projected that by 2050 the population growth will have outgrown food production . The issue centers on this theme through the Market-led, User-owned ICT4Ag Enabled Information Service (MUIIS) a project funded by the Netherlands Space Office and implemented by CTA with partners. The goals of this project are to increase crop yield, farmers’ income, the use of agri-inputs and...
  • Invitation to e-Agriculture Twitter chat on "The use of blockchain for Agriculture"

    The e-Agriculture Team is inviting interested person to a Twitter chat on "The use of blockchain for Agriculture" which will be held on Twitter The following are the details:- Date : Tuesday 27 February 2018 Time : 11:00 to 18:00 (CEST) ( Time convertor ) Hashtag : #AgBlockchain Blockchain technology The blockchain became popular and permeated most sectors and saw the increasing application of cryptocurrencies, particularly Bitcoin. Blockchain technology is basically a decentralized record-keeping system that allows global citizens worldwide to share a digital ledger to track transactions...