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Apr 5

Disruptive Agricultural Technology Challenge and Conference

The Disruptive Agricultural Technology (DAT) Challenge and Conference aims to provide a forum to discuss the opportunities offered by disruptive digital technologies to increase productivity, and access to services and markets in the agricultural sector. Several promising digital technology innovators in agriculture…
Location:
Chiromo Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

Feb 14

42nd IFAD Governing Council

The theme of the 42nd IFAD Governing Council is "Rural Innovation and Entrepreneurship" which are a key part of the IFAD11 Commitment to embrace a culture of results and innovation. With its specialised mandate of enabling rural transformation, IFAD has a pivotal role to play in creating the conditions for innovation and entrepreneurship to thrive in rural areas and improve poor people'…
Location:
Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

Feb 4

Sustainable Management of Integrated Open Weather Data and Agricultural Research Data to Create Impact for Smallholder Farmers

In Kenya, different data producers, intermediaries and data consumers require capacity building and skills to be able to manage and use open data in agriculture and nutrition effectively. On the other hand, a number of ICT experts, agricultural researchers, practitioners and policy-makers have turned their focus on the need obtain added value from data products and services for smallholde…

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.


Dec 5

Agriculture advantage 2.0 - Climate-smart agriculture: Identifying the best bets - COP24 side event

Agriculture is likely to be the sector mostly affected by the impacts of climate change. Many developing countries included agriculture and land use change as an adaptation priority and also a mitigation opportunity in their nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement. Positive climate outcomes from the agriculture sector in both areas require the identification of climate-sma…
Location:
Katowice, Poland

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