E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "students"

Posts on the topic "students"

  • Google Africa Developer Scholarship 2021

    Are you a citizen of an African country? Are you an existing developer or aspiring to be one? And you are over 18 years? Then the Google Africa Developer Scholarship 2021 is of interest to you. Google Africa Developer Scholarship 2021 is calling upon interested candidates to apply for this programme. Grow with Google and Pluralsight have partnered for the third consecutive year to provide a program to support software developers across Africa in three different roles - Associate Android Developer, Associate Cloud Engineer and Mobile Web Specialist. Complete the Google Africa Developer...
  • Digital Abuse: Linking cybersecurity and intimate-partner violence

    PANEL DISCUSSION: DIGITAL ABUSE Linking cybersecurity and intimate-partner violence Thursday 3 December 2020 TEAMS Live| 14:00 - 15:30 CET PANELISTS: Maggie Abourizk, Investigations Officer @ WFP-OIGI Xena Olsen: Threat intelligence analyst, MBA in IT management, doctorate student of cybersecurity...
  • Digital Agriculture Solutions Forum 2020 for Asia-Pacific

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) are organising Digital Agriculture Solutions Forum (DASF) for Asia and the Pacific 2020 (formally called E-agriculture Solutions Forum) that will be held virtually from 30 November...
  • 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...
  • Invitation to participate in the e-consultation on digital agriculture investments and digital transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) invite you to participate in the ‘"e- Consultation on digital agriculture investments and digital transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa. (instructions found below) The e-Consultation will take place on the e-Agriculture platform from the 27th of October 2020 to the 9th of November 2020. ​ Background to the e-consultation In an era of digital inclusion, Africa stands to gain exponentially from the adoption of digital technologies towards the realization of SDGs. In the...
  • Is there a potential in adopting Artificial Intelligence in food and agriculture sector, and can it transform food systems and with what impact?

    By Thembani Malapela In brief AI and Machine Learning technologies could transform the agri-food systems and help ending hunger. UN-Wide System is adopting the Artificial Intelligence in its programmes. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is adopting and experimenting with AI and Machine Learning across the agriculture domain. FAO is also aware of the impact of AI and is now a signatory to the " Rome Call for AI Ethics " Introduction In 2017, l wrote a blog on whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) can improve agricultural productivit y and at that time, the...
  • New deadline for submissions to the Open Call for the Global AgriInno Challenge

    FAO and Zhejiang University are co-organizing the Global AgriInno Challenge 2020 to harness innovation solutions in response to the challenges associated with distribution and sales of agri-food products. The call is open to all youths with digital innovations or ideas for the agri-food sector, this event is aimed at identifying, accelerating and scaling-up youth-led innovative business models and digital solutions to unlock the potentials of agri-food innovation. Join now to share information and enhance your knowledge on smart agriculture, innovation and start-up practice through a unique...
  • The project Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground proclaimed as the Winner of the WSIS 2020 prize in the category E-Agriculture

    News by Giacomo Rambaldi By embodying components like scientific research, proof of concept initiatives, capacity building, support to investment, enterprise development, networking, experience capitalisation and communication, the Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground project, funded and supported by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), started transforming Africa’s agriculture into a high-tech industry, with decisions being based on real-time gathering and processing of data, productivity and yields. The establishment of 38 rapidly expanding, youth-...