Aug 17

Web 2.0 and Social Media Learning Opportunity; Vanuatu

Web 2.0 and Social Media Learning Opportunity; Vanuatu

Event Overview

The Department of Forests (DoF) within the Ministry for Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity in collaboration with the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and CTA will host a 5-day Web 2.0 Learning Opportunity in collaboration with CTA, will host a 5-day Web 2.0 Learning Opportunity on 17-21 August, 2015. Participants will be introduced to selected web 2.0 applications including social media and will learn how to use them hands-on. The Learning Opportunity will cover advanced online searching, getting information served via alerts and RSS, collaborating remotely using Google Drive, Dropbox, VoIP, online mapping and social media. Participants will get a chance to see what others have done, get hands-on experience on how to use innovative applications, and assess how they could adopt these innovations within the context of their work and organisation. This Learning Opportunity forms part of CTA initiatives that support development partners in networking, accessing and disseminating information more effectively.

Organisers

  • CTA

    The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is a joint international institution of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States and the European Union (EU). Its mission is to advance food security, resilience and inclusive economic growth in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific through innovations in sustainable agriculture. CTA operates under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement and is funded by the EU.

  • Department of Forests (DoF)

  • OGCIO

  • SPC

    The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, proudly supporting development since 1947. We are an international development organisation owned and governed by our 26 country and territory members. Much of our focus is on major cross-cutting issues, such as climate change, disaster risk management, food security, gender equality, human rights, non-communicable diseases and youth employment. Using a multi-sector approach in responding to our members’ development priorities, we draw upon skills and capabilities from around the region and internationally, and support the empowerment of Pacific communities and sharing of expertise and skills between countries and territories.