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Posts on the topic "feedback"

  • Working in Agriculture? Using Digital Ag Tools? Please Fill Out This Survey!

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has worked with Missions to integrate digital tools and technologies into Feed the Future activities since 2015, first through the U.S. Global Development Lab-led Digital Development for Feed the Future (D2FTF) initiative and now through the Bureau for Food Security (BFS). BFS works with DAI’s Digital Frontiers project, a buy-in mechanism that allows Missions to receive digital solutions for resilience and food security assessments as well as program, project, activity design, and implementation support. As part of this work, DAI-led...
  • Digital Cooperation Survey

    The Secretariat of the High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation has shared the Digital Cooperation Survey to interested persons to gather views on how to improve digital cooperation across sectors and regions. The surveys comes after the widespread use of digital technologies across regions and disciplines. The preamble acknowledges that ‘digital technologies have enabled profound changes in societies around the world, empowering people, allowing them to communicate cheaply, and spurring new businesses’. The survey calls participation from, individuals, governments, the private sector, civil...
  • How blockchain can help smallholder farmers

    by Imaran Haider The agricultural business has revolutionized in recent years but still faces multiple handles. The supply chain has been faced with the non-transparent, inefficient and noncommunicating network made up of processes, data, actors, and products. Disconnection and lack of transparency...
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  • Join the E-Consultation on ethical, legal and policy aspects of open data affecting farmers from 4 to 8 June, 2018 on e-Agriculture

    GODAN, Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation (GFAR), Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and Kuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft (KTBL) will hold an e-consultation on ethical, legal and policy aspects of open data affecting smallholder farmers from 4 to 8 June 2018. To participate click here Data-driven agriculture is expected to increase agricultural production and productivity. It can help farmers adapt to or mitigate the effects of climate change. It can also bring about more economic and efficient use of natural resources,...
  • Digitalisation in agriculture: perception survey

    The Technical Centre for Agriculture (CTA) is holding a survey to better understand and support the access and use of ICTs and digitalization in agriculture, with a particular interest in women. CTA has asked e-Agriculture to share the link to the survey within the Community of Practice, to gather as much responses as possible, from a wide variety of stakeholders. Completing the survey will take about 10 to 15 minutes. You can access the survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.de/r/TBPZPG7 The link can be shared with other interested parties and stakeholders. Answers will remain confidential...
  • Using CATI to collect data on nutrition indicators

    mVAM at the World Food Programme and World Agroforestry Centre published a case study where Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) was used in Kenya to collect data on nutrition indicators. In most projects in the field, it is expensive to collect data in some cases in remote areas or conflict areas can also be difficult. CATI was used in rural areas to collect data on two of WFP’s corporate nutrition indicators – Minimum Acceptable Diet (MAD) and Minimum Dietary Diversity for Women (MDDW). The project used the CATI to collect nutrition data as through the Face-to-Face (F2F) surveys...
  • CTA Perception Survey on the Use of Drones for Agriculture

    Starting last week, CTA has been running a perception survey on the use of drones for agriculture. You may be interested in sharing your opinion. Below is their call in both English and French: We want your opinion on the use of drones in agriculture Dear Colleague, Recent innovations in drone technology have led to new opportunities to improve agricultural practices around the globe. The technology is still quite new and requires careful consideration when and if it will be widely adapted. CTA in collaboration with NEPAD is conducting a survey to understand current perceptions, challenges...
  • Using Dgroups to scale up online Networking and Communication in the Rural Water Supply Network

    Check out the latest case study on Dgroups: Using Dgroups to scale up online networking and communication in the Rural Water Supply Network. This item is based on an in-depth interview of Sean Furey (Skat/RWSN) by Saskia Harmsen. It includes a 4-page PDF and a video and full transcript of the interview . This case study describes why RWSN has chosen to use Dgroups as their main tool for communicating with partners and clients all over the world. It explains how they’ve been using Dgroups and what results it helped the network achieve. Finally, it presents the key lessons learned by RWSN on...