E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "stakeholders"

Posts on the topic "stakeholders"

  • FAO-ITU-AIT Regional Training on the Use of Drones, Satellite Imagery and GIS for Agriculture

    The training materials and presentation now available for download The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in partnership with the Geoinformatics Centre, Asian Institute of Technology held on the 4th to the 8th of June a training on the use of drones, satellite imagery and GIS in agriculture. This training comes as a follow-up to the FAO-ITU E-agriculture in Action: Drones for Agriculture publication. The publication shared knowledge and experiences in the use of drones in agriculture from various countries and partners. Training...
  • SPORE Magazine focuses on ICT4Ag start-ups and many more

    The Issue No.189 of the SPORE magazine is now available and if focuses on the ICT4Ag start-ups as avenues to build better E-Agribusiness. Within the African, Caribbean and the Pacific countries young people have shown an enthusiasm for innovation in ICTs for Agriculture (ICT4Ag). There is a burning urge by young people to use ICTs to solve agriculture problems or to improve agricultural productivity. Highlights of SPORE Magazine This current edition of the SPORE magazine overviews some innovation and ICT solutions in the region, and these include: The Feed Calculator – a Dutch firm (Single...
  • Drones on the horizon: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture

    The African Union, High Level Panel on Emerging Technologies (APET) and NEPAD have published a report entitled, Drones on the horizon: Transforming Africa’s Agriculture . The report explains how drones are a vital part of precision agriculture and how drones can be used to provide detailed and on-demand data that support decision making by farmers in Africa . The publication of this report is the second high-level commitment by AU to the use of drones in agriculture across the continent. Earlier this year, the African Union’s Executive Council requested the AU and Member States to harness...
  • Women’s access to ICTs for Agriculture and reflections on CTA at the European Development Days 2018

    In the just ended European Development Days 2018, The Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) sponsored a session on women’s access to ICTs for agriculture. Through this event and supporting women’s access to ICTs for agriculture, CTA is helping to close the gender gap and improve livelihoods. The question of ICTs and Women Within ICTs for development, this event comes heels after the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women and its review on the role of ICTs in empowering rural women and girls encapsulated in the CSW47 Agreed Conclusions . Meanwhile, despite...
  • Regional Training on the use of Drones Imagery and GIS for Agriculture

    This training is to build capacity among FAO-ITU member countries in the use of these emerging technologies and to equip them with the needed technical knowledge to fully utilize these technologies for agriculture (including forestry and livestock), early warning systems and disaster risk...
  • ICTforAg 2018 : An interesting agenda ahead

    ICTforAg 2018 annual conference brings together 300 practitioners and decision makers in agriculture and international development . This year’s edition seeks to focus on new ICT solutions that can boost the productivity of both smallholder farmers and agricultural markets systems. ICTforAg is supported by Abt Associates , DAI , FHI 360 , and RTI International . The conference will focus on three areas:- Market systems Technological innovation, and Crisis Response A glimpse of the agenda The agenda reveals that this edition will focus on real challenges faced by farmers and other stakeholders...
  • e-Agriculture webinar on Transformative Digital Extension delivery and smallholder farm marketing in Zimbabwe through the Kurima Mari Mobile app

    The e-Agriculture Team in conjuction with Welthungerhilfe, Zimbabwe and the Ministry of Land, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement (Midlands, Zimbabwe) invites interested persons to the webinar on "Transformative Digital Extension delivery and smallholder farm marketing in Zimbabwe through the Kurima Mari Mobile app " Details of the webinar The webinar details are as follows Date : Thursday 14th of June 2018 Time : 11:00 hrs (Rome Time) Registration : Click here About this webinar This webinar that will be jointly presented by Welthungerhilfe and the Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural...
  • East African Digital Farmers Conference and Exhibition 2018

    The regional conference seeks to help farmers and other value chain actors to harness the benefits of technology and data, and drive the adoption of these digital tools by farmers. It bring together end users, service providers, disseminators, regulators, policy formulators, and technology...
  • The East African Digital Farmers Conference and Exhibition 2018 (EADFC)

    The regional conference seeks to help farmers and other value chain actors to harness the benefits of technology and data, and drive the adoption of these digital tools by farmers. It bring together end users, service providers, disseminators, regulators, policy formulators, and technology...