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Closing the gender digital divide, opening opportunities for women in agriculture

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are promoted as an equaliser of opportunities – but this is not always the case for women. Several African initiatives are demonstrating the critical contribution that information and knowledge can…

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May 7

Regional Forum - Developing Pacific Local Food Crops & Fisheries Value Chains - Key Innovations & Critical Success Factors

A regional forum is organised from 7 - 10 May 2018 in Fiji to share the results and recommendations from commissioned multi-country studies and national and regional consultations on the agriculture/nutrition nexus; weather risk management and tools; agricultural and value chain finance; business development; novel ICTs and priority nutrition sensitive value chains. This cross-learning ev…
Location:
Victoria Parade, Suva, Fiji

Jun 29

Smart Farming Conference: The digital revolution in farming

After mechanisation, the introduction of mineral fertiliser and the industrialisation of production processes, connectivity and data management are now set to unleash the next revolution in the history of farming, smart farming. Precision agriculture has been an evolving reality for some time, but It has now reached a point wh…
Location:
Venlo, Netherlands


Nov 8

ICTs for equitable and sustainable small-scale fisheries – promoting international cross-learning

Small-scale fisheries (SSF), encompassing all activities along the value chain, play a critical role in food security, poverty eradication, equitable development and sustainable resource utilisation, with an increasing research and development focus on more inclusive and innovative governance systems. With the current worldwide trends t…
Location:
Fish Hoek, Cape Town, 7974, South Africa

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