ICTs: A springboard for women in agriculture

Thursday 24th April 2014, marks the International Girls in ICT Day organised by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Since its creation in 2010, more than 3,000 events have taken place in 121 countries empowering over 70,000 young girls and women. In terms of agriculture, the stakes are high. CTA is playing its role in International Girls in ICT Day by organising an online debate runni ...

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Driving the data revolution for sustainable development

Open data and knowledge in agriculture is the focus of discussion at the Global GODAN/CIARD Consultation taking place from 22-24 April 2014 in Rome, Italy.  

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Are you part of our history?

As part of its 30th Anniversary celebrations, CTA is going back through the archives looking at past success stories. This month, the focus is on ‘Knowledge for Transformation’ and Web2.0 and Social Media Learning Opportunities.

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Agricultural Resilience in the Face of Crises and Shocks

Agriculture is challenged by a number of threats such as food price spikes, land and water scarcity, rising energy and fertilizer prices and the impact of climate change on food production. Feeding more than 9 billion people by 2050 will require doubling food production on a sustainable basis. Therefore, agriculture should be resilient — able to withstand or recover from stresses and shocks. ...

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