E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "researchers"

Posts on the topic "researchers"

  • September 2017: AGRIS has exceeded the threshold of 9 million records!

    This announcement is as originally announced on AIMS AGRIS team at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) takes this opportunity to inform all interested parties that in September 2017 AGRIS has exceeded the threshold of 9 million records ! (9,025,192 records). AGRIS team continues to work on consolidating the AGRIS (INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR THE AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY) platform and its services to provide better access and visibility to the information resources that are being disseminated through AGRIS. AGRIS content (which comes from than...
  • Turning Data into Decisions in AgriFood

    Turning Data into Decisions in AgriFood Date Wednesday 22 November 2017 Location SCI, London, UK Description Harnessing the power of Big Data to generate new insights, practices and products is one of the key priorities of today's AgriFood supply chain. Numerous sensors and connected devices are...
  • The 4th Global Science Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture

    The 4th Global Science Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture Date 28 November 2017 to 30 November 2017 Location Johannesburg, South Africa Description "The 4th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture (The 4th GSC-CSA)" takes forward the initiative on research and science started in...
  • Next week - Online course on Human-Centered Design by IDEO.org

    On the 12th of September, two free courses on Human-centered Design will start hosted by IDEO.org. This is a great opportunity to learn from IDEO.org how to use human-centered design for social innovation. The courses have an intensive programme to enable the participants to really understand what human-centered design is about and how to apply it to overcome challenges and find innovative solutions. Both courses are free. Students are encouraged to form their own teams to work through the content. You can enroll using the following links. Introduction to human-centered design - 4 weeks -...
  • e-learning Africa International Conference on ICT for Development, Education & Training

    eLearning Africa 2017, which will take place in Mauritius from 27 to 29 of September, is Africa's largest and most comprehensive knowledge sharing event on ICTs for development, education and training. Attendees will be able to learn about the latest trends in technology education and training and meet the most important ICT related decision-makers and practicioners. eLearning Africa will host African participants working in education, technology and development. This year, eLearning Africa will partner with UNESCO to celebrate the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI...
  • African Green Revolution Forum 2017

    African Green Revolution Forum 2017 Date 4th - 8th September, 2017 Location Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire Description The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) is a platform for global and African leaders to develop actionable plans that will move African agriculture forward. Established in 2010, the...
  • Webinar: Engaging African youth in agribusiness in a changing climate

    Webinar: Engaging African youth in agribusiness in a changing climate Date Wed, Aug 30, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CEST Description This webinar is a culmination of a month long online discussion organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), CGIAR...
  • GIS and Remote Sensing for agricultural resource management course

    GIS and Remote Sensing for agricultural resource management Course Date 28th August – 01st September 2017 Location Indepth Research Training Centre, Nairobi, Kenya Description For optimum utilization of available agricultural land resources on a sustainable basis, timely and reliable information...
  • Cost-sharing initiative for the set-up of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) services for agriculture in six ACP countries

    Cost-sharing initiative for the set-up of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) services for agriculture in six ACP countries Text taken from CTA website Background Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)—or drones—allow capturing and analysis of agricultural data at high spatial resolution, including status of the land, crops and farm infrastructure contributing to more effective management. UAS operators are typically young entrepreneurs who invest in the equipment, learn the skills to use it, help analyse the data and interpret the findings for the benefit of farmers, their clients. Such services can help...