E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "researchers"

Posts on the topic "researchers"

  • The Regional Conference for Africa

    The Regional Conference for Africa starts at 9am GMT on Monday (26 October). The Conference proceedings can be watched live via webcast here:· Monday, 26 October http://www.fao.org/webcast/home/en/item/5400/icode/ Tuesday, 27 October http://www.fao.org/webcast/home/en/item/5401/icode/ Wednesday, 28...
  • Four Key Findings: Smallholder Farmer Use of Mobile Phones for Agriculture

    ICTWorks published a guest article that summarizes the research findings on Smallholder Farmers Use of Mobile Phones for Agriculture. The research was done in Kenya and examined the use of ‘m-services’ by farmers. The study-examined factors affecting the likelihood of Kenyan farmers’ adoption of m-services specifically related to agriculture and livestock information, buying and selling products, and alerts about agricultural or livestock activities.The findings were that:- Farmers are using apps, but adoption is low Digital divides exist in wealth, gender and education Women lag (slightly)...
  • AI for Good Global Summit

    The 2020 edition of the AI for Good Global Summit is presented as a continuous digital event, featuring weekly programming across multiple formats, platforms and time-zones, including keynotes, expert webinars, project pitches, Q&As, performances, demos, interviews, networking and more. About...
  • ICT4D WEBINAR: Skills and Standards for a Digital Workforce

    Thursday September 17, 10-11am EDT / 2-3pm GMT As part of our ongoing ICT4D Webinar series with NetHope, offering actionable advice from and for practitioners, we have gathered a diverse speaker panel to share firsthand insights on identifying ICT core competencies, the process of developing skill...
  • CONNECTING YOUTH-LED DIGITAL INNOVATIONS TO FAO PROGRAMMES IN AFRICA

    Session Name: Connecting youth-led digital innovations to FAO and Partners’ Programmes in Africa Date: Monday, 07 September 2020 Time: 11:00 – 13:00 pm Venue: Virtual AGRF Channel Moderated by : Dickson Mbando Naftali, Head of Generation Africa Context: FAO and its patners seek to create a “Digital...
  • Digitalization sets the path for an enabling and sustainable ecosystem for food and agriculture at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) 2020

    On Friday 21 August, FAO, jointly with ITU and the Zhejiang University , organized a 1-hour virtual Session session on ‘Action Line C7-Fostering an Enabling Ecosystem for Food and Agriculture through Digital Innovation’- held during the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS+15) 2020 which whose theme is this year is: “ Fostering digital transformation and global partnerships: WSIS Action Lines for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ”. The participation to the Forum provided an open and inclusive space for all participants, harnessing the potential of ICTs to...