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Posts on the topic "capacity development"

Posts on the topic "capacity development"

  • 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...
  • Call for Applications: 47 Champions Award 2020

    Youth Inspiring Youth in Agribusiness. Are you a Change Maker? Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KIC) in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF), Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs and GIZ have launched the 47 Champions Award . The nation-wide competition is aimed at promoting youth employment in the agricultural sector by fostering role models of youth agriprenuers who are willing to work with and support other youth through knowledge-sharing, capacity building and mentorship. Through the 47...
  • 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...
  • Invitation to the session "Connecting youth-led digital solutions to FAO programmes" at AGRF 2020

    You are cordially invited to the FAO-CTA-Generation Africa side event at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2020 ( www.agrf.org ) on "Connecting youth-led digital innovations to FAO Programmes in Africa". Please see attached the agenda . The event will take place on Monday, 07 September 2020; at 11:00 - 13:00 Kigali Time/CET (9:00-11:00 GMT). Link: https://fao.zoom.us/j/95977952776 Meeting ID : 959 7795 2776 Password : 327560 VERY IMPORTANT - In order to attend any of the AGRF sessions you must register as a participant and registration is free: https://agrf.org/agrf2020
  • Webinar on "Building Smart Villages: A Blueprint"

    ITU is organising " Building Smart Villages: A Blueprint ". A comprehensive Whole-of-Government approach for Rural Digital Transformation" webinar to be held 25 June 2020 at 14:00-15:30 Geneva time. In collaboration with Niger National Agency for the Information Society (ANSI), ITU is releasing a...
  • Establishing the International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN is participating in the on-going African Green Revolution Forum and is sponsoring a session entitled, “ Establishing the International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture ” which will be held on the 3rd of September 2019. The session will discuss the establishment of the International Digital Council and selected AGRF participants have been invited. The Background Today, there are more than 7 billion people on the planet, a figure that is expected to reach 9.6 billion by 2050. Overall food production needs to double in a relatively short...
  • Call for Solutions Private Sector-Related Innovative Rural Development

    The Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA) is launching a Call for Rural Innovative Solutions in agriculture to invite the submission of write-ups for known existing solutions applicable to rural agriculture. These solutions should enable smallholder farmers to increase their production, incomes and generate employment for youth and women. The focus would be on solutions generated or piloted by the private sector for up scaling and adoption by smallholder farmers. The shortlisted solutions will be documented, packaged into knowledge products and promoted at global showcasing events for AGRA,...
  • e-Agriculture Community of Practice now above 14,000

    The e-Agriculture community is now above 14,000 users . e-Agriculture is a global community of practice, where people from all over the world exchange information, ideas, and resources related to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for sustainable agriculture and rural development. Becoming a member of e-Agriculture Community of Practice provides possibilities to: Connect with other community members and share experiences Follow news and blogs published on the e-Agriculture platform Shar e good practices in the use of ICTs in agriculture Learn about new digital trends...