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Posts on the topic "researchers"

  • UNESCO Chair in ICT4D session at WSIS Forum 2017

    The UNESCO Chair in ICT4D is convening a workshop on Friday the 16th of June at the 2017 WSIS Forum which will be held in Geneva. This workshop will coincide with the recent publication of a new book entitled Reclaiming Information and Communication Technologies for Development This workshop is held under the premise that the global spread of ICTs has increased inequality, and that the poorest and the most marginalised have failed to sufficiently to benefit. The workshop objectives and purpose are aptly stated in the announcement:- The workshop will explore whether the continued focus on the...
  • Free Webinar : How much data is enough in Precision Agriculture?

    This announcement is reproduced as published on AIMS Dear Users AIMS team pleased to invite you to attend an upcoming webinar as part of the [email protected] series: HOW MUCH DATA IS ENOUGH IN PRECISION AGRICULTURE? DATE: Wednesday May 10th, 2017 TIME: at 15.00 CET / 16.00 CEST TARGET AUDIENCE: The webinar is open to all We welcome questions and suggestions at: [email protected] To PARTICIPATE: SEND YOUR REQUEST at: [email protected] containing: Subject: [email protected]_BDI Your Name: Your e-mail: Affiliation: LINK TO THE WEBINAR ROOM http://fao.adobeconnect.com/bde-pilot/ Once registered, you will receive...
  • Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals Workshop

    Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals Workshop Date 8 May, 2017. 09:00-16:00 Location Sida Headquarters, Valhallavägen 199, Stockholm, Sweden Description The aim of this workshop organized jointly by SIANI and SLU Global is to develop ideas and tools to engage the african...
  • Youth, Agripreneurship and the Sustainable Development Goals Workshop

    By the year 2050, the world population is expected to grow to 9.7 billion: demand for food will grow dramatically. Following a present trend, 2/3 of this population will be concetrated in big cities. In sub-saharan Africa, the number of 15-24 year olds will dramatically increase. The challenge at this point is to engage the youth in Africa to work in agriculture and develop its potential. The problem is that young generations living in rural areas prefer to migrate to big cities in search for a stable job instead of trying to develop the rural areas in which they grew up. The aim of this...
  • AGRIinsight | Connecting People - to Place - to Opportunity

    AGRIinsight is a UK-based company developing innovative technologies to be used in emerging markets. AGRIinsight has developed an online platform that has a powerful geo-visualisation interface, relevant map overlays and search and communication tools that enables users to store, visualise and...
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  • ICTs and management of water resources in agriculture

    In this blog, The water sources worldwide are dwindling, the SDGs and the Paris agreement have an overaching policy guides on the use of water FAO focuses on water in 3 main categories; information and knowledge,policy advice, and technical support to member countries. The role of ICTs in water...
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  • Using remote sensing to track water productivity

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a publicly accessible near real time database (WaPOR) using satellite data that allows monitoring of agricultural water productivity . The WaPOR monitors and reports on agriculture water productivity over Africa and the Near East. The database uses satellite data to help farmers achieve more reliable agricultural yields. This tool provides open access to the water database over underlying maps - the tool allows quering of data; time series analyses, area statistics related to water and land use assessments. The...
  • Join the Webinar! Literature Research on Nutrition - Browsing AGORA

    This announcement is reproduced and shared on e-Agriculture as published on AIMS View this announcement in French View this announcement in Spanish AGORA team is pleased to announce three upcoming webinars in English, French and Spanish about how AGORA can be browsed to facilitate information searching in the area of nutrition research . AGORA’s main purpose is to improve the quality and effectiveness of agricultural research, education and training in low- and middle-income countries. AGORA/Research4Life provides free or low cost access to peer-reviewed journals (to date, 9,000), datasets...
  • CTA supports drone operations in Benin, DRC, Ghana, Tanzania and Rwanda

    The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ( CTA ) is informing the community that it has established a supporting centre for drone operations in Benin, DRC, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda . CTA is partnering with a French Company Airinov in this project. Drones are also called the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and are used in the management of crops, fisheries, forests and other natural resource-based activities within farming activities. This is possible as drones are equipped with high resolution cameras to facilitate advanced crop research using remote-sensed data . Airinov...