September 14, 2017
Improved knowledge management
A great potential to generate opportunities in agribusiness and agritourism exist in the Caribbean and Pacific But, while online ICT platforms play a major role in providing services and information, there are few such services that link businesses in these island state regions.
During the recently held 'Africa Open Data Conference', Accra, Ghana (17-21 July 2017), CTA, as part of the GODAN Action project activities conducted a one-day workshop on 'Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition' on Tuesday, 19th July 2017.
Chipo Msengezi of CTA is at the Africa Open Data Conference this week. She will be running a training session and chairing the Capacity development panel. The 2017 Africa Open Data Conference in Accra, Ghana, is set to attract over 800 delegates drawn from all over Africa. The aim is to push the leadership role of the private sector in supplying, using, and demanding open data.
June 24, 2017
Ministerial Conference on Open Data and Nutrition and the 4th Agritec Africa International Exhibition
At a Ministerial Conference on Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition and the 4th Agritec Africa exhibition, held 14-16 June in Nairobi, Kenya, key regional stakeholders met to discuss ways of leveraging data and science to improve food and nutrition security.