E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "information management"

Posts on the topic "information management"

  • Research4Life Stories of Change: How information access is changing the biggest academic library in Myanmar

    This blog is shared as published on AGORA website Credits: AGORA Research4Life programmes has recently launched its new “ Stories of Change campaign”! The first story is about the role of AGORA in the Universities’ Central Library (UCL) at the University of Yangon. Interested in getting more involved or telling the AGORA story from your own organization? Contact AGORA at agora@fao.org Research4Life is the collective name for the four programmes – Hinari , AGORA , OARE and ARDI – that provide developing countries with free or low cost access ( for free to institutions in group A countries and...
  • Join the e-Agriculture Learning Activity on the use of Drones!

    The e-Agriculture learning activity on drones in agriculture and rural development will take place every day from 16 till 27 October as the e-Agriculture team will post new content on the platform and host live events and Q&A’s. If you subscribe, you will receive an email everyday with the link to the content and a summary of what will be discussed that day. We hope that you will also share interesting articles and blogs and that you will enjoy our recordings and live webinars. We also want to emphasize that e-Agriculture is a Community of Practice and we welcome your contributions too!...
  • Learn more about the use of drones in agriculture! Register now!

    Are you interested to learn more about how drones are used in agriculture? Enroll now for the upcoming e-Agriculture learning activity on the use of drones . Each day from 16 to 27 October 2017 you will receive an email with new content to explore the topic and learn more about different types of drones, how they are used, the challenges of their use and the successes. You will receive links to documents, blogs, videos, exercises, presentations and live webinars during which different aspects of the use of drones will be highlighted and several experts will share their experiences. Ready to...
  • Call for good and promising practices for the region of Europe and Central Asia

    Deadline : 30th of November 2017 The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the e-Agriculture Community of Practice (CoP) are launching a call for good and promising practices on the use of ICTs for Agriculture in the region of Europe and Central Asia. The call aims at collecting lessons learned and recommendations of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), also called digital technologies, for agriculture initiatives in Europe and Central Asia and sharing them among the members and followers of the e-Agriculture Community of Practice and beyond. The...
  • Конкурс положительных и перспективных практик в регионе Европы и Центральной Азии

    Крайний срок подачи заявок: 30-го ноября 2017 г. Продовольственная и сельскохозяйственная организация Объединенных Наций (ФАО) и Сообщество специалистов-практиков электронного сельского хозяйства (CП) объявляют о начале конкурса положительных и перспективных практик использования ИКТ для сельского хозяйства в регионе Европы и Центральной Азии. Целью конкурса является сбор извлеченных уроков и рекомендаций по Информационным и коммуникационным технологиям (ИКТ), также называемых цифровыми технологиями, для инициатив в области сельского хозяйства в Европе и Центральной Азии и их дальнейшее...
  • Update - Call for good and promising practices on the use of ICTs in agriculture

    One month after the deadline the e-Agriculture Team would like to update the members of the Community of Practice of the outcome of the call for good and promising practices. We have received many interesting submissions and after a review process by the 3 jury members we have selected 15 good and promising practices . The jury was composed of: Jorge Chavez-Tafur from CTA (Experience Capitalization Expert) Dr. Simone Sala from FAO (ICT for Agriculture Expert) Alice Van der Elstraeten from FAO (e-Agriculture Team Member) All participants in the call for good and promising practices will...
  • 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...
  • ICT in Agriculture e-Sourcebook: Connecting Smallholders to Knowledge, Networks, and Institutions

    Realizing the potential of ICTs in developing countries' agriculture, the Agriculture and Rural Development Department (ARD) of the World Bank in collaboration with InfoDev (part of the World Bank Group) embarked in an effort to explore and capture the expanding knowledge and use of ICT tools in agrarian livelihoods. Credits: World Bank The ICT in Agriculture e-sourcebook is intended to offer agriculture and other development practitioners a set of tested solutions, good practices, and methodologies, along with promising applications, that enable them to leverage ICT and harness innovation...
  • Harnessing Research and Innovation for FOOD 2030: A Science Policy Dialogue

    Harnessing Research and Innovation for FOOD 2030: A Science Policy Dialogue Date 16 October 2017 Location Brussels, EU Commission, CHARLEMAGNE building Description This one day conference will serve to disseminate successful European Research and Innovation (R&I) initiatives and contribute to...