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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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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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68 Results in projects and events

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…
Location:
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Mar 11

Strengthening sustainable access and effective utilisation of open data in agriculture and nutrition initiatives

One of the persistent challenges facing various stakeholders in the agriculture and nutrition sector in Zimbabwe is physical and cognitive access to relevant credible evidence to use in identifying research priorities, doing the research, develop policy and in making programme interventions to ensure food and nutrition security. This workshop  will target food and n…
Location:
Harare, Zimbabwe

Feb 25

Satellite Agri Hackathon

For the transformation of agriculture in the digital age, spatial technologies and applications will play a major role in providing data, moving agriculture towards new practices. In this regard, La Ferme digitale with the competitions of Atos society and the Comexposium organiser of SIMA 2019, organised a hackathon during which a delegation of three CTA partner organisations in Burkina…
Location:
ZAC Paris Nord 2, 93420 Villepinte, France


Feb 19

Open data for nutrition

Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TNFC), in collaboration with CTA, conducts a training workshop on open data.

Location:
Tanzania

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