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Posts on the topic "extensionists"

Posts on the topic "extensionists"

  • Kampala INSPIRE Hackathon 2020

    The news is shared as announced in listservs The INSPIRE Hackathon is a collaborative event for developers, researchers, designers and others interested in open data, volunteered geographic information and citizen observatories. The main driving force for the INSPIRE Hackathon is provided by experts from existing EU projects, and its primary objective is to share knowledge and experience between the participants and demonstrate to wider audiences the power of data and information supported by modern technologies and common standards, originating from INSPIRE, Copernicus, GEOSS and other...
  • Invitation to Experience capitalization for continuous learning course

    This announcement is as published by FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia Together with the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS), the FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia will co-organize a blended learning programme on experience capitalization for continuous learning. Good practices and innovations need to be continuously documented, shared, adopted, adapted, and scaled up. Instead of reinventing the wheel, FAO and its partners have developed a learning course to facilitate this process. Already tested and validated, the blended learning programme consists...
  • World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020

    2020 theme: Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters is the foremost creative force for engaging the world's top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of each year...
  • FAO host a Side Event on the Establishment of an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture at GFFA 2020

    Berlin 16 January 2020 . The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) hosted a side event at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture ( GFFA ) 2020 meeting. The theme of the event was ‘Towards the establishment of an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture’. The side event was organized by FAO to present, discuss and validate the concept note for the establishment of the Digital Council as requested by the GFFA 2019 Communiqué . The meeting was opened by Mr. Friedrich Wacker, the Deputy Director-General for International Cooperation and Global Food Policy, BMEL and was attended...
  • African Development Bank launches digital tool to help African youth learn to code

    The African Development Bank and Microsoft have launched the ‘Coding for Employment’ digital training platform, an online tool to provide digital skills to African youth, wherever they are across the continent. The platform teaches technical courses like web development, design, data science and digital marketing, and will be constantly adapted to respond to market demand. The following resources are included Microsoft Digital Literacy 2019 Work with Computers Access Information Online Communicate Online Participate Safely and Responsibly Online Create Digital Content Collaborate and Manage...
  • Invitation - Digital Innovation Dialogue on Blockchain for Sustainability in Agriculture

    INVITATION TO DIGITAL INNOVATION DIALOGUE: Session 7 Blockchain for S ustainability in Agriculture 10 December 2019, 14:00-15:30– Sheikh Zayed Centre, FA O Headquarter Remote Participation http://fao.adobeconnect.com/digital_blockchain/ Webcast address http://www.fao.org/webcast/home/en/item/5184/icode/ Blockchain-based solutions to existing challenges are being piloted in many sectors and this technology is finding innovative uses in a wide range of applications. In agriculture, pilots are already being implemented in supply chains, land registrations and to provide digital identities for...
  • Your feedback requested on the new feature for members area

    Dear e-Agriculture Member, As you might be aware, we are re-designing e-Agriculture CoP Website so that it can better fit your needs. We reached out to you in a survey 3 months ago, and we feel we have captured your requests with new features we are proposing and we welcome your feedback In order to engage with our members and facilitate participation, collaboration, and exchange within our community we have designed a Member Exclusive component, where members of e-Agriculture can interact with each other, share their thoughts and opinions, and organize content that are interesting to them...
  • Food System Vision Prize: Envisioning Regenerative and Nourishing Food Futures

    The Food System Vision Prize has opened for submission until the 31st of January 2020 in phase 1 (Open Submission). This is an invitation for organizations across the globe to develop a vision of regenerative and nourishing food system that they aspire to create by the year 2050. Are you a legally registered and organised entity (including companies, governments, cooperatives, communities, partnerships, NGOs, and universities)? This could be the chance to submit your innovations that empower communities globally to develop actionable solutions. The sought visions should answer the question:...
  • Apply to speak at the 12th ICT4D Conference in Nigeria

    The ICT4D Conference has announced the Call for Speakers, which opens until the 30th of November 2019 and we republish it below for our users . Inspire and make an impact at next year's 12th ICT4D Conference, confirmed to take place on April 21 - 23 in Abuja, Nigeria. The event is an excellent platform to emphasize your position as a visionary ICT leader and gives you the opportunity to join 900+ attendees for 3 days of networking and knowledge sharing. We are looking for practical case studies and presentations on truly cutting-edge applications and innovation in the use of digital...
  • The ICT Update No. 92 for September 2019 reflecting on digitalisation published

    The September Issue of ICT Update is now available online and reflects on the 20 years of publishing the ICT Update - nearly 100 issues . The current issue highlights three recurring themes – learning; barriers for inclusion and adoption of ICTs; and innovation and entrepreneurship.An editorial by Yanick Bakker and Chris Addison walks readers through the details of the three main highlights mentioned above. Read the editorial here Furthermore, their editorial reveals a rich history of development of the ICT Update alongside the developments in technology and regional focus of specific...