E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "big data"

Posts on the topic "big data"

  • Webinar : Data Governance In Agriculture: Including Farmers

    “Putting farmers at the center of a sustainable and equitable digital transformation of agriculture” is the core objective of the GFAR Collective Action on Inclusive Digital Transformation of Agriculture. The initial partners in the Action, facilitated by GFAR, are: the Forum of the Americas for Agricultural Research and Technology Development ( FORAGRO ), the Confederation of Family Producers Organizations of the Expanded Mercosur ( COPROFAM ), Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition ( GODAN ) and AgGateway . In the context of this Action, GODAN is hosting a webinar that addresses...
  • ITU holds a 2 day Regional Innovation Forum for Europe from 22-23 September 2021

    The Regional Innovation Forum ​for Europe, o​rganized within the framework of the 2021 ITU Global Innovation Forum, will take place virtually from 22 to 23 September 2021. It is organized with the support of the Ministry of Information Society and Administration​ of the Republic of North Macedonia. The global C​OVID-19 pandemic has created an opportunity to reflect and reimagine digital ecosystems that accelerate sustainable digital transformation in the Europe region. Most stakeholders are facing the same struggle: to manage and recover from the consequences of the pandemic. The Europe...
  • Impacts of digitisation for agriculture

    ICT Update No. 93 published Over the last 20 years, the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has followed and reported on the changing landscape in ICTs for agriculture through the ICT Update . Last year, CTA published the Digitalisation of African Agriculture Report, 2018-2019 which advocated for the digital agricultural transformation that can feed the developing world, including Africa. ICT Update Issue 93 highlights This issue catalogues some projects and programmes CTA has done and how these are tackling the impacts of digitisation in agriculture. Some selected...
  • Developing Digital Agriculture Strategy in Europe and Central Asia / Fostering Digital Agriculture

    The joint ITU-FAO session will will take place on 11 September 2019 at 11.00h. This session will be held within the framework of the ITU Regional Initiative for Europe on ICT-centric innovation ecosystems that aims at establishing a sustainable culture of innovation through concrete strategic actions using information and communication technology (ICT) as an enabler.The main objective of this session is to bring together high-level stakeholders such as Ministries and Regulators from ICT sector as well as Agriculture’ Ministries to share best practices and case studies, highlight gaps and...
  • FAO-ITU E-agriculture In Action: Big Data for Agriculture

    In continuation of the efforts to promote sustainable ICTs for agriculture and to share knowledge on emerging technologies that holds great promise for agriculture, FAO-ITU have released the next in the series of E-agriculture in Action publication. About the Big Data for Agriculture publication Entitled the E-agriculture in Action: Big Data for Agriculture this publication tries to highlight the ecosystem needed to support data driven agriculture with the help of case studies from leading organizations. Title : E-agriculture in Action: Big Data for Agriculture Card page : http://www.fao.org/...
  • Big Data in Agriculture Convention 2019

    CGIAR and partners are holding the Big Data in Agriculture Convention 201 9 , under the theme, TRUST: Humans, Machines & Ecosystems. This year’s Convention will be hosted by The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics ( ICRISAT ) and held at their campus in Hyderabad,...
  • Bridging the Gender Data Gap and Connecting Data Communities

    This webinar adds to the existing discourse on gender data by demonstrating how partnerships within data systems are necessary for closing existing gaps and generating evidence-based policy for women and girls. The three different perspectives will offer webinar participants a unique view of...
  • Paper-to-Mobile Data Collection: A manual

    Collecting data in the field has always been a headache for researchers, students, aid projects, and international organizations alike. Thanks to technology, we can now collect data through using mobile technology and replace the traditional approaches. Despite the advances in technology, haphazardly collected data tends to be a headache to analyse. In order to support the use of mobile phones and other handheld devices, US Global Development Lab and their partners have published the “ Paper-to-Mobile Data Collection” manual. Paper-to-Mobile Data Collection: A manual This manual was designed...
  • e-Agriculture Webinar:Driving Financial Inclusion for Smallholder Farmers by Leveraging Satellite Data and Machine Learning

    The FAO e-Agriculture and Harvesting are inviting interested persons to attend the following webinar to be presented on the 25th of October 2018 at 16:00 (CEST) Rome Time [ Convert your time ] To attend kindly register here to receive attendance information and also to get the details of the recording after the event. Webinar details Title : Driving Financial Inclusion for Smallholder Farmers by Leveraging Satellite Data and Machine Learning Abstract There are an estimated 500 million smallholder farmers in the world. Only 7% have access to financing for inputs like improve seeds, fertilizer...