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Posts on the topic "agribusiness"

Posts on the topic "agribusiness"

  • 14th International Conference on Precision Agriculture

    The 14th International Conference on Precision Agriculture is being held in Montreal, QC Canada and is organised by the International Society of Precision Agriculture (ISPA) which is a non-profit professional scientific organization. The final Oral and Poster programs are posted on the 14th ICPA...
  • SPORE Magazine focuses on ICT4Ag start-ups and many more

    The Issue No.189 of the SPORE magazine is now available and if focuses on the ICT4Ag start-ups as avenues to build better E-Agribusiness. Within the African, Caribbean and the Pacific countries young people have shown an enthusiasm for innovation in ICTs for Agriculture (ICT4Ag). There is a burning urge by young people to use ICTs to solve agriculture problems or to improve agricultural productivity. Highlights of SPORE Magazine This current edition of the SPORE magazine overviews some innovation and ICT solutions in the region, and these include: The Feed Calculator – a Dutch firm (Single...
  • Join the East Africa Digital Farmers Conference

    Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization and partners are organizing the East African Digital Farmers Conference. The conference will run from the 29 April to the 31st of May 2018, at the Kenya Agriculture & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) grounds in Nairobi, Kenya . The...
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  • How Technology can help end hunger? IFAD’s Position

    Evidence have shown that technology has the potential to improve agricultural productivity. Specifically ICTs can help governments and developmental organizations to enhance food security and improve rural livelihoods through both knowledge and skills transfer. In most cases also improve the capacities of communities in agricultural productivity, pests control and easier access to markets. The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) adopts innovations in information and communication technology (ICT) for agriculture and rural development. In a recent article by its President,...
  • Seminar on FAO’s Farmer Field Schools programme and Global Platform

    The FAO Technical Network on Sustainable Crop Production and Agroecology will hold a Seminar on FAO’s Farmer Field Schools programme and Global Platform on Wednesday in FAO HQ with remote participation online at http://www.fao.org/webcast/en/ . All interested e-Agriculture CoP members can participate remotely The Farmer Field Schools (FFS) was pioneered by FAO in 1989 as an approach to integrated pest management in rice production in Asia. The advantage of the FFS is that they offer a hands-on learning that allows agricultural knowledge to be applied to promote sustainable agriculture...
  • International Day of Women and Girls in Science : Reflections from women in Ag

    11 February was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (resolution A/RES/70/212 ) as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science , to achieve full and equal acceess to and participation in science for women and girls . Within agriculture, CIMMYT has chosen to celebrate this day by profiling women involved in agricultural sciences to hear their views and also on issues affecting women in agriculture. © FAO In their blog, CIMMYT profiles five women from Kenya, 2 from United States,India, and Nepal. These are some of their quotes " The key factor that will encourage women and...