E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "capacity development"

Posts on the topic "capacity development"

  • Apply for UNCDF and IDEP online course Planning and Building Inclusive Digital Strategies in the context of COVID19 to meet the SDGs and Agenda 2063

    The UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the United Nations, Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP) are organising an on-line course on “ Planning and building inclusive digital transformation strategies in the context of covid-19 to meet SDGs and Agenda 2063 ”. Apply here . The overarching objective of the course is to empower government representatives, civil servants and policy makers in becoming successful agents of change in the development or improvement of their national digital transformation journeys in the midst and...
  • Azerbaijan gets digital with “eagro”

    Electronic Agricultural Information System – e-agriculture in Azerbaijan Currently, the sector accounts for less than 10 percent of the country’s gross domestic product and employs around 40 percent of the population. To further develop the agriculture sector, the government of Azerbaijan has adopted a strategic roadmap on agricultural production and processing in 2016 that foresees the establishment of an integrated electronic information portal was one of the major targets aiming to create a unified system that incorporates basic principles of the data management to form a comprehensive...
  • 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...