Posts on the topic "Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR)"

Posts on the topic "Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR)"

  • Webinar series on Farmers’ access to data

    GFAR recently announced a series of webinars on farmers' rights to data and this is a follow-up to the face-to-face course on Farmers Access to Data that was held in Centurion (Pretoria), South Africa in November 2017. According to the GFAR website ,the webinars will be co-convened together with GODAN and CTA and will be conducted by the very same trainers who so successfully handled the course in Centurion: Dan Berne, Stephen Kalyesubula, Nicolene Fourie and Anneliza Collett. The two webinars will be held on the 22 and 28 February at 4pm CET , and a recording of each respective webinar will...
  • International Symposium on Farmers' access to data

    On the 24th of November GFAR (Global Forum on Agricultural Research) has convened a syposium on farmers' rights and access to data in Johannesburg, South Africa. The event is co-funded by GODAN and CTA and organized by ITOCA . In order to learn more about the event or to register for the event, click here . During the symposium different angels of data access and data ownership will be adressed, specifically focussing on smallholder farmers. The fulll programme of the day is not yet available, but the announcement of the symposium gives us already a previeuw of some of the keynote speakers:...
  • Blog Post30.05.2017

    Invitation to join the Workshop at WSIS Forum 2017 on eKrishok

    Dear Fellow Colleagues,

    Greetings from Bangladesh, Trust all are doing well.

    We are glad to share that BIID will host a session titled eKrishok: Making ICT Works for Agricultural Sector to Empower Farmers and Agro-SMEs during the WSIS Forum Meeting 2017 to be held during June 12-16, 2017 at Geneva, Switzerland and interested to invite experts from other countries and organization to share experiences or contribute as Expert in the session. The session will be held on June 12th at 11 am at Popov Room 1, ITU Tower.

    I like to invite you to join the session and contribute. Your contribution will enrich the session. If anyone interested to speak in the session as Panelist, please let us know at [email protected] 

    For details please follow this link

    See you soon.


    Shahid Uddin Akbar