'Data Driven Services for Farmer Led Business" Webinar by GFAR/CTA/GODAN


'Data Driven Services for Farmer Led Business" Webinar by GFAR/CTA/GODAN

GFAR/CTA/GODAN invites interested persons to a webinar "Data Driven Services for Farmer led Business" to be held on Thursday the 5th of April, 2018

This webinar is part of the work on farmers’ rights to data and following up on the face-to-face course on Farmers’ Access to Data organized in Centurion in November 2017, GFAR continues its collaboration with the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition initiative (GODAN) and the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperarion (CTA) on a series of webinars on data-driven agriculture, its opportunities and its challenges.

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Webinar Details

  • Date                     Thursday 5 April, 4pm CEST
  • Duration            1hour with 15 minutes for questions
  • Registration       Click here

GFAR/CTA/GODAN webinar "Data driven services for farmer led business"

Webinar overview

Data-driven services and products are coming to be seen as promising mechanisms that farmer organizations – cooperatives, associations, enterprises, etc. – can use to better serve the interests of their members.

Data-driven services can be used for improved production, trade and market access or finance, among other uses on the value chain. This data can be in numerous forms – collected from the farmer, for the farmer, open or closed.

Farmer-representing organizations offer great opportunity to safeguard smallholder data, maximize returns in value chains, and best exploit the potential of third-party services and data offerings .

This all relies heavily on efficient farmer profiling activities which will allow the farmer organizations to connect better with their members and deal with third party service provide.



Chris Addison, Senior Programme Coordinator, CTA; and

Chipo Msengezi, Project Coordinator, CTA.

The source of all the above information is GFAR Website

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