E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "knowledge management"

Posts on the topic "knowledge management"

  • CTA launches the Digitalisation of African Agriculture Report, 2018-2019

    The Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has published the digitalisation of African Agriculture Report . The report advocates for the digital agricultural transformation that can feed Africa. In his launch statement, the CTA Director, Michael Hailu stated, “at CTA, we know and understand the power to digitalise African agriculture. But we also understand that the evidence that will attract targeted investments to further develop D4Ag on the continent is lacking”. The emphasis towards digitalisation for agriculture (D4Ag) has been growing over the last decade. For...
  • Application for Pitch Agrihack 2019 are open

    Pitch AgriHack, the annual competition that awards young entrepreneurs in ICTs for agriculture (ICT4Ag) is open for applications . Now in its fourth year, Pitch AgriHack is an initiative by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) that supports ICT4Ag entrepreneurs through capacity building and funding to accelerate youth employment and agricultural transformation. Pitch AgriHack 2019 involves: a competition followed by a pitching session in Accra a partnership and investment readiness training boot cam p for finalist start-ups; grants and facilitation of access to...
  • Research4Life Stories of Change: How information access is changing the biggest academic library in Myanmar

    This blog is shared as published on AGORA website 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 for a small fee...
  • 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...