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E-extension leads to higher yields: e-Granary benefits smallholder farmers in Kenya

In 2017, an assessment conducted by the International Journal of innovative studies in Science and Engineering Technologies in Kenya highlighted that with the use of ICTs, e-extension services can be availed to nearly the entire population of farmers…

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Opportunities for blockchain in agriculture

To discuss the opportunities and challenges for blockchain in agriculture in the agri-food sector, over 160 participants gathered in Brussels on 15 May, 2019 at the 55th Brussels Development Briefing organised by CTA, the European Commission (DEVCO),…

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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 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

Oct 2

Training in the use of UAS:​ Mission planning, piloting and imagery acquisition

Training representatives from 16 African enterprises based in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, and Senegal, in the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for service delivery. The participants will be trained in mission planning, drone piloting and high resolution imagery acquisition.

Location:
Cape Coast, Ghana


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