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  • Impacts of digitisation for agriculture

    ICT Update No. 93 published Over the last 20 years, the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has followed and reported on the changing landscape in ICTs for agriculture through the ICT Update . Last year, CTA published the Digitalisation of African Agriculture Report, 2018-2019 which advocated for the digital agricultural transformation that can feed the developing world, including Africa. ICT Update Issue 93 highlights This issue catalogues some projects and programmes CTA has done and how these are tackling the impacts of digitisation in agriculture. Some selected...
  • Call for Good Practices in Digital Agriculture (or e-Agriculture) and Digital Agriculture Solutions

    Call dates: 14 November 2019 to 31 January 2020 The FAO Digital Innovation Team through the e-Agriculture Community of Practice is calling for submission of (i) Good Practices or Promising on the use of ICTs and digital innovations in agriculture , and/or (ii) Digital Solutions in Agriculture . The aim of the Call is to enable members to share experiences, solutions, lessons learned and recommendations on various digital agriculture-relevant topics from the members of the e-Agriculture Community of Practice and beyond. Selected Good Practices and related experiences will be published and...
  • African Drone Business Challenge

    The African Drone Forum’s Business Challenge is the first Pan-African business plan competition designed exclusively for African entrepreneurs that have identified new and innovative business models enabled through drone technology and data. The commercial use cases for drone applications can impact a broad array of sectors. At present, there are emerging applications in Africa related to healthcare delivery, land digitization, agriculture or livestock monitoring, disease surveillance, urbanization tracking, and flood impact assessment. The objective of the African Drone Business Challenge is...
  • 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...
  • FAO webinar series on strengthening agricultural extension and advisory services system

    17 October. Rome . As a part of FAO’s work in transforming National Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services System (EAS), FAO’s Research and Extension Unit wishes to start a webinar series to raise awareness on various challenges and opportunities related to strengthening and reforming EAS. EAS are undergoing a deep transformation due to the changing environment and context in which they operate. The previous top-down approach where EAS would simply transfer the technology to producers, can no longer address modern challenges. It appears to be clear that EAS will - effectively support...
  • e-Agriculture Survey 2019

    The e-Agriculture team is launching a user survey to obtain feedback from the Community of Practice and interested users to better understand their needs, interaction on the platform and how content can be designed to meet their needs. The survey will take less than 10 minutes to complete and it will be open until the August 31, 2019. The e-Agriculture Community of Practice and the platform is in the process of being studied with a view to a redesigned solution that closely meet the needs of the community. Technology also provides a potential to better achieve the reach and needs of our...
  • African Green Revolution Forum

    The AGRF is considered the world’s most important and impactful forum for African agriculture, pulling together stakeholders in the agricultural landscape to take practical actions and share lessons that will move African agriculture forward. First established in 2010, following a three-year series...
  • Keep in mind the real use of research

    Cover photo: Irrigating rice fields in Sirajganj, Bangladesh. Photo: Haseeb Md. Irfanullah. This post was originally published by I NASP blog and is reposted here for information sharing purposes A research system is basically made up of four components: accessing, conducting, communicating, and...
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