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Expanding the reach and benefits of digital agriculture

The Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development in the Information Society initiative was established in 2002 to support projects aimed at leveraging ICTs to enhance farmer knowledge and productivity. But did the programme help to close the gender and…

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Jul 29

UAS for agriculture capacity building in Ethiopia

Training of Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) and Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR) staff in the use of drones and related software applications in the framework of the project "Transforming Africa’s Agriculture: Eyes in the Sky Smart Techs on the…
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

May 20

Food safety capacity training for AU Members States and RECs

Food safety is an emerging issue in Africa. It is complex and cuts across various sectors. Reporting on the AFSI will require expertise to be availed to support the process. The data collection on the BR is mostly coordinated by focal points of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Program (CAADP). These CAADP focal points are at times s…
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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…

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…
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7 Place de Fontenoy, 75007 Paris, France

Nov 6

Building the next generation of farmers: Supporting capacity development of African farmers' organisations through improved policies, technologies and capabilities

The partnership between the Panafrican farmer's organization (PAFO), CTA and AgriCord together with other partners aims at contributing to the expansion and upscaling of successes in inclusive business models led by farmers' organisations in collaboration with other value chain actors and SMEs. It looks also at promoting the use of various forms of data as well as information and communication…
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Brussels, Belgium

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