E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "distance learning"

Posts on the topic "distance learning"

  • Apply for UNCDF and IDEP online course Planning and Building Inclusive Digital Strategies in the context of COVID19 to meet the SDGs and Agenda 2063

    The UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the United Nations, Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP) are organising an on-line course on “ Planning and building inclusive digital transformation strategies in the context of covid-19 to meet SDGs and Agenda 2063 ”. Apply here . The overarching objective of the course is to empower government representatives, civil servants and policy makers in becoming successful agents of change in the development or improvement of their national digital transformation journeys in the midst and...
  • Keep in mind the real use of research

    Cover photo: Irrigating rice fields in Sirajganj, Bangladesh. Photo: Haseeb Md. Irfanullah. This post was originally published by I NASP blog and is reposted here for information sharing purposes A research system is basically made up of four components: accessing, conducting, communicating, and utilizing research. While we often talk about the first three, use of our research in policy and practice is less frequently discussed in developing countries. Discussions at a recent workshop in Bangladesh about recent agricultural and biological science research projects revealed opportunities to...
  • Call for Registrations : GODAN Action Training - Open Data in Agriculture

    Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and its GODAN Action partners in collaboration with Agricultural Data Interest Group (IGAD) are pleased to announce an Open Data in Agriculture Workshop to be held during International Data Week in Gaborone, Botswana on 6 November 2018. The workshop will be part of a two-day meeting of the Agricultural Data Interest Group (IGAD) at the RDA Pre-Plenary meeting. It will provide an overview of open data in agriculture and nutrition and help participants to make better use or share open data. The workshop will provide users with the...
  • This week, the Mobile Learning Week 2018 is in session

    Today the 29th of March to the 30th of March begins the UNESCO/ITU annual flagship ICT in education event surnamed ‘Mobile Learning Week’. The 2018 edition is held under the theme, “ Skills for a connected world ” and will examine the skills needed in and for a connected economy and would also focus on digital skills and competencies. Mobile learning week brings together "experts practitioners and policy-makers from around the world to share ideas and best practices on ways to use ubiquitous mobile technology to support learning for all, particularly disadvantaged communities"- UNESCO news ...
  • 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!...
  • Next week - Online course on Human-Centered Design by IDEO.org

    On the 12th of September, two free courses on Human-centered Design will start hosted by IDEO.org. This is a great opportunity to learn from IDEO.org how to use human-centered design for social innovation. The courses have an intensive programme to enable the participants to really understand what human-centered design is about and how to apply it to overcome challenges and find innovative solutions. Both courses are free. Students are encouraged to form their own teams to work through the content. You can enroll using the following links. Introduction to human-centered design - 4 weeks -...
  • 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...
  • WeFarm: Connecting Small farmers without internet

    There are about 500 million small-scale farmers on Earth, and most of them live on less than $1 a day. They’re often separated from larger population centers, or lack the means to educate themselves on specialized farming methods. Internet connections might be less common in the developing world, but mobile technology is pervasive. Today, 90% of smallholder farmers are able to access a basic mobile phone. In Africa especially, people have turned directly to mobiles instead of owning first personal computers. WeFarm is a peer-to-peer (P2P) knowledge sharing platform for small-scale farmers in...