E-Agriculture

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News and Events

The e-Agriculture is a platform of choice for many as they receive news related to ICTs for agriculture. Furthermore, daily around the world a number of events related to ICTs for agriculture are taking place. These may be trainings, meetings, workshops related to the use and upscale of technologies in agriculture. 

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  • 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...
  • Invitation to the e-Agriculture Webinar on Talking Books for Audio-Based Agriculture Extension

    The e-Agriculture Team in conjuction with AMPLIO would like to invite interested persons to the e-Agriculture webinar on Talking Books for Audio-Based Agriculture Extension . Details of the webinar The webinar is scheduled on the Date : 5th of June 2018 Time : 16:00 hrs (Rome Time) Registration : Click here Abstract Knowledge empowers farmers to grow enough food to feed and provide for their families, but millions who live in remote areas and lack literacy do not have access to this knowledge. The Talking Book is an audio device designed to share knowledge on-demand with people who are cut...
  • Status of E-Agriculture Implementation in Central/Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia has just published a status report on the E-Agriculture implementation within selected FAO member countries in the region. This publication coincided with the FAO Regional Conference for the region and the report is a follow-up to the Regional Capacity Development Workshop on National e-Agriculture Strategies in Europe and Central Asia, organized by FAO and the GAK, non-profit organization of the Gödöllő Agricultural University and with the valuable participation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). This effort follows FAO’s role...
  • Update your e-Agriculture Profile

    We are glad to let you know that the newly redesigned e-Agriculture website is now online. In line with these changes we are inviting our users to log in into their profile and update their information, including adding the picture if they so desire. This personal detail will be important when we hold e-forum and other discussions. The most important aspect of e-Agriculture platform is to stimulate and hold discussions in various aspects of the application and use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in solving hunger and malnutrition and also improving agricultural...
  • FAO Regional Conference for Europe (ERC)

    The 31st session of the FAO Regional Conference for Europe (ERC) is open to all FAO Members in the Europe and Central Asia region, to representatives of the United Nations Bodies and Specialized Agencies, and to selected Observers.The Conference includes a Ministerial Roundtable on Wednesday, 16...
  • Recording of the e-Agriculture webinar on the FarmerLink in the Philippines: Digital Innovation for Agriculture

    On the 25th of April 2018 the e-Agriculture team organized a webinar in partnership with Grameen Foundation on the FarmerLink in the Philippines: Digital Innovation for Agriculture . The webinar presented the strategy used to develop and deploy FarmerLink, and review results of an 18-month pilot implementation.You can watch the presentation here Grameen Foundation, in collaboration with the Philippine Coconut Authority, Franklin Baker, and People’s Bank of Caraga launched FarmerLink to increase farming households’ incomes and resilience by improving their productivity, providing them access...
  • Reflections of the 10th ICT4D Conference, Lusaka – Zambia

    On the 8-10th of May, 2018 all roads led to Lusaka for the 10th ICT4D conference which saw an attendance of more than 700 ICT experts, program managers and senior executives from 80 countries. The conference was held at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka, Zambia. ICT4D Conferences are the largest event within the humanitarian development sector and are held annually it was founded in Nairobi in 2010. The 2018 edition sought to map out the path for technology to make maximize its impact on improving humanitarian relief and development work. The conference was comprised of...
  • Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Summit

    The purpose of the Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Summit is to provide an opportunity for cross-sector networking and knowledge exchange within climate smart agriculture in Africa. The following stakeholders, regional governments and policy makers, private sector and research organisations, UN...
  • Practical Usage of Remote Sensing Big Data

    As part of a series of live lectures from the IEEE Geoscience & Remote Sensing Society (GRSS), IEEE.tv will broadcast a presentation by Dr. Beril Sirmacek: "Practical Usage of Remote Sensing Big Data." Register here to attend this free online lecture, receive the presenter's slides, and get an...
  • Launch of WeRobotics Online Training Academy

    WeRobotics has just announced the WeRobotics Online Training Academy to provide professional training on the use of drones by developmental agencies.The academy is co-managed with TechChange who have offered dynamic online training platform and in 2017 they trained over 7,000 people from 155 countries. On the other hand, WeRobotics has provided trainings to many professionals in the following organizations the World Food Program (WFP), UN Development Program (UNDP), UNICEF, Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), local universities and many national &...