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Nov 19

SIDS Knowledge day: "Mobilisation of knowledge systems for sustainable development: new challenges for local knowledge of the SIDS"

The event, organised by UNESCO Natural sciences sector, division of Science policy and capacity-building small islands and indigenous knowledge (SII),  is designed to inform UNESCO's five sectors and permanent delegations of the small island developing states (SIDS) about the application of information communications technologies and participatory geographic information systems to the challe…
Location:
7 Place de Fontenoy, 75007 Paris, France

Oct 16

Catalysing actionable knowledge to enhance next-generation ACP agribusiness through digitalisation

For the past eight years, CTA and its partners have implemented various projects and other activities designed to improve and enhance agribusiness and value chain performance in ACP countries through the application of information and communication technologies and digitalisation more generally. To inform future and ongoing investment in this area, CTA is convening an "experience capitalis…
Location:
Wageningen, Netherlands


May 25

Big Data Seminar Series: Data revolution for development

Big Data and digitisation of food value chains & decision making offers opportunities for new type of applications, for a different engagement of actors in the value chain and the emergence of new types of development. With: Chris Addison  & Chipo Msengezi - “Data revolution for agriculture”Toma…

Apr 1

Promoting blockchain to increase innovation and business performance in the agrifood sector

Blockchain technology – a digital ledger providing data storage and exchange through a secure, decentralised platform ¬– has the potential to bring a host of benefits to the agrifood sector, but it must be researched comprehensively and implemented strategically if those benefits are to be realised. Having identified innovation for production and profitability as central to its refreshed s…

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