E-Agriculture

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

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

  • WSIS 2017 prize winner: Latvias's Rural Support Service Electronic Application System

    Latvias's Rural Support Service Electronic Application System was named Action Line C7 E-agriculture winner at WSIS 2017 . The prize winners of the 18 different categories are a result of an online consultation resulting of more than 1.1 million votes casted. The Rural Support Service is responsible for the implementation of the European Union support policies in agriculture, forestry, fisheries and rural development. It supervises the compliance of the projects with the laws and regulations in place. The Electronic Application System (EAS) started as system for applying for payments to...
  • e-Agriculture webinar: Remote control of water pumps with mobile phones in India

    Date: 30th of June – 3.30 PM CEST – 7PM IST Topic: Nano Ganesh is a mobile-based remote controller for water pumps. This innovation features an electronic hardware based remote control system, operated by a mobile phone with mobile​signal connectivity at both ends. It serves as an interface between...
  • Join us for our next e-Agriculture webinar: How mobile phones changed water irrigation in India

    Connect with this direct link to Adobe Connect: http://fao.adobeconnect.com/eagremotecontrol/ How Mobile Phones changed water irrigation in India - Remote Control of Water Pumps with Mobile Phones - the experience of Nano Ganesh When: 30 th of June – 3.30 PM CEST – 7PM IST Topic: Nano Ganesh is a mobile-based remote controller for water pumps. This innovation features an electronic hardware based remote control system, operated by a mobile phone with mobile​signal connectivity at both ends. It serves as an interface between the high voltage starters of the waterpumps and the low voltage GSM...
  • CTA 2016 Annual Report is online!

    The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) just released its 2016 online annual report. The articles in this annual review focus on CTA’s projects aimed at smallholder farmers and concerns innovations in agribusiness, finance, ICTs, climate-smart agriculture, agro-tourism, communications and knowledge management. This issue starts presenting the key figures from 2016 on CTA communication products and on-the-ground projects. The issue is then divided in 6 chapters, including "Promoting
 Agribusiness", "ICTs for
 Agriculture", "Communication 
and Knowledge-Sharing", "...
  • Webinar e-Agriculture: Experience Capitalization and Good Practices

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the e-Agriculture Community of Practice (COP) are launching a call for good and promising practices on the use of ICTs for Agriculture .The call aims at...
  • Open Innovation Challenge: Implementing a Sustainable ‘African Youth (especially women) Entrepreneurship Online Portal’

    The Youth for Africa and SDGs YAS ! Portal is an online portal created by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support the development and growth of youth entrepreneurship in Africa. The portal aims to help entrepreneurs by providing them advice on enterprise development, serve as an African hub for support services concerning African youth entrepreneurship and run challenges and award financing to youth to develop SDG related business ideas. UNDP is seeking advice and help through an online challenge to develop the online portal and keeping it sustainable. The challenge is open...
  • CTA Handbook: An ICT Agripreneurship Guide

    ICTs are pivotal for the future of agriculture. As they are finding an ever important space in most sectors of everyday life, agriculture should't be an exeption. ICTs can help in many ways producers and particularly smallholders in their livelihoods and development. In particular, ICTs can be an essential tool for young people aspiring to create their own agricultural business. As most of them have grown with these tools, they are more eager to use them in their worklife as well. This handbook published by the CTA is a guide designed for aspiring ICT entrepreneurs to instruct them with the...
  • Good and promising practices on the use of ICTs for Agriculture

    The e-Agriculture Community of Practice and its partners are constantly looking for good and promising practices on the use of ICTs for Agriculture to share lessons learned and recommendations from ICT for Agriculture innitiatives all around the world with the members of the Community of Practice and beyond. You can find the selected promising and good practices and related information on Experience Capitalization and the documentation of good and promising practices on this page of the e-Agriculture platform. e-Agriculture is always happy to receive your proposals for good and promising...
  • Join us! Share your experience on the use of ICTs for Agriculture with the e-Agriculture Community of Practice

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the e-Agriculture Community of Practice (COP) are launching a call for good and promising practices on the use of ICTs for Agriculture. Are you using ICTs to improve crop production, to monitor irrigation, or to control pests or diseases? Do you have lessons and recommendations that you would like to share with the community? Is your project innovative and worth upscaling? Let us know by participating in this call for good and promising practices. The call...