Chipo Msengezi

Project Coordinator, GODAN Action

Project Coordinator, GODAN Action

Chipo Msengezi

Biography

Chipo Msengezi is Project Coordinator for the GODAN Action project at CTA. She has worked in the ICT4D, capacity development and knowledge management sector for nine years. In this time Chipo has worked on various programmes in Sub-Sahara Africa to enhance capacity amongst the research and education communities in the latest information tools and advocate for the adoption of new technologies that drive development.

Articles

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Research and statistics state that women constitute around 40% of the agricultural labour force in the ACP region and while they make essential contributions to rural economies and the growing advancements in digitalisation – the gender gap in access to information communication technologies (ICTs) continue to widen. This means women farmers, particularly in rural areas, experience difficulties accessing information, financial products and services and markets. They also often do not participate in relevant policy-making.

Publications

  1. Farmer profiling: Making data work for smallholder farmers

    The objective of this research is to understand the role of farmer organisations (FO) and cooperatives in the agriculture data ecosystem. It details for each stage of the crop cycle, the findings in terms of data use, needs, and challenges and contains a summary of the findings in the form of recommendations for farmer organisations and cooperatives in terms of farmer profiling activity.

events

  1. Jan 20

    5th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Conference & Exhibition

    AWIEF Conference brings together on an annual basis, business leaders, public decision-makers and investors from Africa and around the world for two days of discussion on innovative and sustainable solutions to challenges in the development and growth of women-owned and women-led businesses needed to transform the African economy.

    Type:
    Conference
  2. Jan 20

    Africa Geospatial Data and Internet Conference (AGDIC)

    Africa Geospatial Data and Internet Conference (AGDIC) serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in discussions on public policy issues relating to geospatial, open data, ICTs and Internet in Africa. AGDIC informs and inspires those with policy-making powers across sectors in Africa to discuss, exchange information and…
    Type:
    Conference
    Role:
    Speaker

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