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Posts on the topic "researchers"

Posts on the topic "researchers"

  • What Is the Future of ICT4Ag?

    With the ICTforAg Conference scheduled for June 23rd in Washington, D.C., we got to thinking about the future of AgTech. A key lesson learned from the first wave of ICT4Ag development, which is now driving a new era, is that it doesn’t matter how brilliantly an app is designed but rather whether...
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  • WSIS 2017 Outcomes

    More than 2,500 information and communication technology (ICT) experts from around the world took part from the 12th to the 16th of June 2017 in the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2017, where they exchanged knowledge and experiences to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) . Sustainable development and ICT projects in key areas such as health, education, gender empowerment, the environment, infrastructure and innovation were the main focus of this year's forum. 500 high-level policy-makers from more than 150 countries participated in the process,...
  • GIS and Remote Sensing for agricultural resource management Course

    GIS and Remote Sensing for agricultural resource management Course Date 17 th – 21 st July 2017 Location Indepth Research Training Centre, Nairobi, Kenya Description For optimum utilization of available agricultural land resources on a sustainable basis, timely and reliable information regarding...
  • Greensys 2017

    Greensys 2017 International Symposium on New Technologies for Environment Control, Energy-saving and Crop Production in Greenhouse and Plant Factory Date 20th to 24th August 2017 Location Beijing, China Description This event is a great opportunity to bring together researchers, technicians,...
  • CTA 2016 Annual Report is online!

    The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) just released its 2016 online annual report. The articles in this annual review focus on CTA’s projects aimed at smallholder farmers and concerns innovations in agribusiness, finance, ICTs, climate-smart agriculture, agro-tourism, communications and knowledge management. This issue starts presenting the key figures from 2016 on CTA communication products and on-the-ground projects. The issue is then divided in 6 chapters, including "Promoting
 Agribusiness", "ICTs for
 Agriculture", "Communication 
and Knowledge-Sharing", "...
  • EM-DAT: The International Disaster Database

    The Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT) was created by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) , a leading repository of information on the impact of disasters, in 1988. The Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT) is a free database containing worldwide data on the occurrence and impact of over 20,000 natural and technological disasters from 1900 to the present day. The main objective of the database is to help by giving data instruments for humanitarian action at national and international levels. The initiative aims to be a basis for vulnerability assessment and to...
  • Introducing the new FAOSTAT: the world's largest database of food and agriculture statistics

    FAO introduced a new and updated FAOSTAT website , making the world's most comprehensive statistical database on food, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, natural resource management and nutrition even more accessible. The updated web tool - in its fourth edition - incorporates multiple technology improvements as well as various easy-to-use innovations, full mobile device compatibility and new download options, which will significantly enhance the overall user experience. New FAO STAT Website FAOSTAT offers free, open and simple access to time series and cross-sectional data from 245 countries...
  • 5th ESA Advanced Training on Ocean Remote Sensing and Synergy

    5th ESA Advanced Training on Ocean Remote Sensing and Synergy Date 11 to 15 September 2017 Location University of Porto Description As part of the EO Science For Society – scientific exploitation programme element, the European Space Agency (ESA) is organising an advanced Ocean Remote Sensing...
  • SoilMapp for iPad: soil information at your fingertips

    SoilMapp is an app for iPad that lets users find out soil information such as how much water the soil holds, its clay content and acidity, among other attributes related to agricultural productivity and land management. The app enables users to view maps, photographs, satellite images, tables and graphs of data about nearby soils and learn about the soil’s physical and chemical characteristics (acidity, soil carbon, available water storage, salinity and erodibility). View this SoilMapp introductory video: Credits: CSIRO SoilMapp is designed for Australian farmers, consultants, planners,...