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Data leads to bigger profits: Traceability gains for coffee farmers in Uganda

Agriculture accounts for 70% of employment on small farms and occupies half of all land area in Uganda, providing half of all exports and one-quarter of the country’s GDP. It is considered a leading sector for future economic growth and economic in…

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Jan 24

Effective use open data and weather data to enhance agricultural productivity and improve communities' nutrition

Global Food Security Index (2017) ranked Rwanda the 88th out of 113 assessed countries worldwide. Also recent Health Demographic Survey (2015) has shown that prevalence of stunting among children under five was above 38%. Open data can be used in decision-making in tackling these problems.


Mar 20

Innovative Cooperative for Optimal Nutrition (ICON) in Africa

With one in four people in sub-Saharan Africa undernourished, Africa is the continent most affected by hunger and malnutrition. Rapid population growth is undermining the capacity of countries to sustainably source food and guarantee access to major food products. Changing food consumption habits – for food that is imported and not very nutritious – coupled with unstable food prices also co…


Nov 18

Promoting Nutritious Food Systems in the Pacific Islands

The Pacific is a unique but diverse region comprising several remote islands, many of which share similar challenges. Traditionally, Pacific islanders depended on crop production and fishing to sustain their daily diets and livelihoods. However, food and nutrition security, health and incomes are being threatened by decline in agricultural production, overfishing and illegal fishing, chan…
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Pacific Ocean

Jun 28

Workshop Experience Sharing on ICT4Ag

A workshop held from 28 June - 01 July 2016 in Wageningen, the Netherlands to help document experiences and capitalise on the knowledge gained during the implementation of seven projects involving ICTs within the agricultural sector in Antigua, Belize, Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, and Sudan.

Location:
Wageningen, Netherlands

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