E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "Sharing of research information and knowledge"

Posts on the topic "Sharing of research information and knowledge"

  • e-Agriculture webinar: Farmer-centered design

    When: Friday 28 July - 9 AM EST – 10 AM EDT – 4PM CEST To register fill in the form by clicking here Human-centered design or user-centered design is at the core of the Principles for Digital Development : guidelines to help development practitioners to integrate best practices into technology...
  • Upcoming e-Agriculture webinar: Farmer-centered design - recommendations for e-agriculture practitioners

    When: Friday 28 July - 9 AM EST – 10 AM EDT – 4PM CEST Direct link to the webinar: http://fao.adobeconnect.com/eagfcdesign/ To register fill in the form by clicking here Human-centered design or user-centered design is at the core of the Principles for Digital Development : guidelines to help development practitioners to integrate best practices into technology enabled programs. The concept of user- or farmer-centered design has been around for more than a decade but still raises a lot of questions. Far too often, an application is designed far away from its beneficiaries or users and does...
  • Discover the new FAO in emergencies App

    The FAO in Emergencies app allows you to follow the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations top news and recent highlights covering response to disasters, emergencies and food security crises all over the world. This new tool will allow you to keep up with FAO’s continued efforts to increase the resilience of people and their livelihoods to threats and crises. The app is divided in six categories: the " Crises " section allows the user to learn more on the current crises in the world, the " Open projects " section showcase ongoing FAO's or partner's projects to tackle those...
  • The new ICT Update is now online: Applications for agriculture

    The new ICT Update, Issue 85 is now available online. The issue is entitled "Applications for Agricultue" reporting CTA's work in covering the growth and proliferation of digital and mobile phone technologies for agriculture. CTA is now moving forward by developing the Apps4Ag database - which is envisaged as a comprehensive, up-to-date and responsive database of ICTs including mobile, web, animation, audio, and video applications involved in the food value chains. CTA has a clear approach in integrating ICTs into the food value chains and is now working on building a sustainable platform for...
  • 2017 WSIS Project Prize in the Media category goes to Agribusiness TV

    Agribusiness TV, has been awarded the 2017 United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Project Prize in the “Media” category. Agribusiness TV is a web TV whose mission is to use video as a promotional tool and (re)valorisation of the agricultural sector to young eyes, showing the successful course of young agricultural entrepreneurs and their innovations in Africa. The web TV has been promoting stories of innovative African youth agripreneurs and inspiring young people interested in agribusiness entrepreneurship in the whole world. The web and mobile application receive a...
  • WSIS 2017 Outcomes

    More than 2,500 information and communication technology (ICT) experts from around the world took part from the 12th to the 16th of June 2017 in the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2017, where they exchanged knowledge and experiences to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) . Sustainable development and ICT projects in key areas such as health, education, gender empowerment, the environment, infrastructure and innovation were the main focus of this year's forum. 500 high-level policy-makers from more than 150 countries participated in the process,...
  • e-Forum on the GODAN Agricultural Open Data Package

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Global Data on Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) are inviting interested individuals to participate in this forum discussion on ' Agriculture Open Data Package ' to be held on the e-Agriculture Platform. The...
  • e-Forum on ICTs and Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Global Data on Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN); the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the World Bank are inviting interested individuals to participate on the upcoming forum...
  • e-Agriculture webinar: Presentation of the Agricultural Open Data Package

    When: Session 1: Monday 10 July 2017 at 10 AM CEST/ Rome Session 2: Monday 10 July 2017 at 4PM CEST/Rome Duration: 1 hour e-Agriculture, the Food and Agriculture Organizaiton of the United Nations (FAO) and the Global Data on Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN ) are organizing a webinar to introduce...