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Posts on the topic "researchers"

Posts on the topic "researchers"

  • Invitation to Dgroups Webinar: simple solutions for building communities in your organization

    Have you ever looked for an easy solution to create networks and communities of practice within your organization? Would you like a simple, non-commercial tool, respectful of privacy for team discussions? In need of a knowledge exchange solution that is compatible with low bandwidth users in the South? Dgroups can offer you the perfect solution. Dgroup is a longstanding successful development initiative that promotes dialogue supported by over 20 organizations. It offers an easy to use email tool and an online platform for small or large groups that benefit from networks and discussions...
  • The African Youth Agripreneur Forum

    The 2018 African Youth Agripreneur Forum and AgriPitch Competition will be held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on 9 – 13 April 2018 under the theme “ Technologies and Innovations for Youth in Agribusiness ”. The Forum and the Competition will be co-hosted by the Government of Cote d’Ivoire and the...
  • GSMA Mobile World Congress

    Mobile World Congress 2018 Mobile is creating a better future, and we want you to be a part of it. Here you’ll find everything you need to know about the event, and discover ways you can get involved with #MWC18 Source https://www.mobileworldcongress.com/about /
  • WSIS Prizes 2018 finalists announced!

    The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has announced the 90 finalists of the WSIS Prizes 2018 contests (also known as WSIS Champions). This year the competition had a record-breaking 492 nominated projects and more than 1 million votes were cast online. In a press statement, ITU noted “Eighteen winners will be announced from the 90 finalists, and together all WSIS Prizes Winners and WSIS Prizes Champions will be honoured at the event”. WSIS Prizes 2018 Process The WSIS Prizes 2018 timelines from submission to award ran from the 11th of September 2017 and will see the final...
  • Nairobi Mapathon

    On 3rd March, 2018 is 7th International Open Data Day. In cities around the world, citizens will come together to discuss issues and find ways they can help by building applications and data visualizations using open data. KALRO through the CODATA ATG team have organized an “Open Mapathon
  • AFITA/WCCA 2018 Conference will focus on Precision Agriculture

    The Asia-Pacific Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture (AFITA) announces the upcoming conference which will focus on precision agriculture. This year in October 2018, AFITA/WCCA2018 is going to be co-located with World Congress on Computers in Agriculture (WCCA). As stated on our...
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  • Check out the latest “ICT Update” on Precision Agriculture

    ICT Update is a regular newsletter from CTA that focuses on topical issues in ICT for agriculture. The latest issue focuses on Precision Agriculture for Smallholder Farmers. This issue is hinged on the estimates that it is projected that by 2050 the population growth will have outgrown food production . The issue centers on this theme through the Market-led, User-owned ICT4Ag Enabled Information Service (MUIIS) a project funded by the Netherlands Space Office and implemented by CTA with partners. The goals of this project are to increase crop yield, farmers’ income, the use of agri-inputs and...
  • 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...
  • Call for articles on blockchain opportunities for agriculture

    This announcement is shared for informational purpose to the e-Agriculture Community as announced by CTA in dgroups . CTA is looking for articles for the forthcoming issue of ICT Update , which will deal with blockchain in agricultur e Blockchain can be defined as a digital ledger that allows storage and exchange of information in a decentralized, immutable, autonomous and trustworthy manner. It allows actors engaged in a transaction to quickly share information, which can include financial data, without a central authority. No single actor can damage the records. Blockchain technology is...