E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "advocacy"

Posts on the topic "advocacy"

  • 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...
  • Analyzing Radio content : Uganda Radio Application

    The United Nations Global Pulse is an initiative that focus on Big Data. The Pulse Lab Kampala , in Uganda has developed a prototype application that makes it possible to analyse in real time public discussions on the radio. This tool is unique in that it applies speech technology in three Ugandan languages (Ugandan English,Luganda and Acholi) - through a collaboration with academics at Stellenbosch University in South Africa who taught computers these three languages. In Uganda, there are over 250 FM radio stations and most of them are community radio stations. These stations have a popular...
  • 17 May 2017, World Telecommunication and Information Society Day

    The text below is from the United Nations website The purpose of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide. 17 May marks the anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union. World Telecommunication Day World Telecommunication Day has been celebrated annually on 17 May...
  • 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...
  • In Trinidad, a regional model for how apps can help farmers

    One of the main issues farmers face is the lack of data on their land and crops, and the same thing could be said of the national level. One solution for this are ICT toold which provide cheap, fast and reliable information on crops and yelds both to farmers and researchers or governements. AgriNeTT is an e-agriculture project that focuses on empowering the agriculture sector through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). AgriNeTT built an Agriculture Open Data Repository that houses different data sets from institutions and associations, including farm level production...