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Posts on the topic "extensionists"

Posts on the topic "extensionists"

  • FAO and UNDP host the first virtual Digital Innovation Dialogue on Youth Digital Innovation Solutions for Food and Agriculture

    The 9th Session Digital Innovation Dialogue roadshows selected FAO innovation challenge winners and UNDP finalists of the [email protected] programme as teams pitch their solutions. 29 July 2020. Rome, Italy . The Food and Agriculture Organization in collaboration with UNDP Global Centre in Singapore hosted the first virtual Digital Innovation Dialogue on Youth Digital Innovation Solutions for Food and Agriculture online . The session presented a roadshow of eight teams selected from various challenges, for example, from FAO innovation challenge winners and UNDP finalists of the [email protected] programme...
  • World Bank Provides $100 Million to Help Accelerate Digital Transformation in Niger

    As published by WorldBank The World Bank Board of Directors approved today a $100 million International Development Association (IDA)* which includes $50 million credit and $50 million grant to help Niger implement an ambitious program to use digital infrastructure and services to modernize its economy and strengthen access to basic services. Niger suffers from underdeveloped digital infrastructures and, despite the presence of several mobile network operators, the country has one of the lowest levels of telephone coverage in Africa. About half of the population is not covered by mobile...
  • Zoominar VIII: Innovation in social protection in response to COVID-19 in the NENA region: Building on best practices cases

    Background The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread throughout the Near East and North Africa (NENA) - Arab States region. The pandemic will have huge impacts on public health and represents already an unprecedented shock to economies, food systems and labour markets globally and in the NENA region, affecting rural poverty and resilience. It is estimated that an additional 8.3 million people in the region could fall into poverty. Given this broader impact, the consequences of COVID-19 pandemic require responses that go far beyond the health sector; including measures to assist...
  • Invitation to Launch KALRO Digital Platforms

    Attached please receive KALRO Digital Platforms Launch Webinar Invitation. Topic: KALRO Digital Platforms Launch By Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives: Hon. Peter G. Munya (MGH)Venue: KALRO Dairy Research Institute Naivasha, Kenya Date: 26th June 2020...
  • ITU-FAO Webinar on Fostering Digital Agriculture in Europe and Central Asia

    Virtual event (Webinar), 22/06/2020 - 22/06/2020 We are pleased to invite all stakeholders to the ITU-FAO webinar on fostering digital agriculture in Europe and Central Asia that will be held on 22 June from 10.00 to 11.00 a.m .​ It provides an opportunity to present results of the new study on the...
  • Invitation to the e-Agriculture Webinar on DryArc Interface as a R4D framework for collaboration between CGIAR and FAO on Dryland Agriculture

    The e-Agriculture Team and FAO-RNE is pleased to invite interested person to join and listen to the following webinar Title : " DryArc Interface as a R4D framework for collaboration between CGIAR and FAO on Dryland Agriculture" Speaker : Dr. Chandrashekar Biradar, Head of Geoinformatics Units | International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) ​ Date : Monday 15 June 2020, at 15:00 hrs Rome time [ Check your timezone ] Register here to receive link Webinar Abstract The DryArc Initiative is a research partnership between eight CGIAR Research Centers that aims to strengthen...
  • A Practical Guide to Using Blockchain within the United Nations

    UN Innovation Network has published the Blockchain Practical Guide as a public good. The book explains the road to blockchain and its key features and further offers a blockchain decision tree. Blockchain technologies introduce new systems of trust and exchange on which users can send value directly from one party to another without the need for intermediaries. For UN Entities, applications of blockchain technology include cash and remittance transfers, supply chain tracking, record keeping, digital identity, increasing transparency and many others. "Many UN agencies are using the assisting...
  • Zoominar V on The Role of Youth in Agri-Food System Innovation in the Context of COVID-19

    Background Young people are driving innovation in agri-food systems and have a key role to play in achieving global food security and nutrition. The current crisis has brought both new challenges and opportunities for young innovators working to transform the sector. Paramount to ensuring that young people and their transformative ideas thrive is the ability of governments and partners to deliver an enabling environment and the business and technical support they need to grow. The Zoominar will address the following questions: How have young ag-tech innovators been affected by the crisis? How...