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The rise of blockchain technology in agriculture

Blockchain appeared in our lives as a modern technology that promises ubiquitous financial transactions among distributed untrusted parties, without the need of intermediaries such as banks. Several ongoing projects and initiatives now illustrate the…

by Andreas Kamilaris , Francesc Xavier Prenafeta-Boldú and Agusti Fonts

Are regulations stifling the drone-based agri-service industry in South Africa?

In my years in both the manned and unmanned aerial survey environment, I have seen the importance of mapping for the farmer. Farmers rely heavily on this information for planning and management. Some may say that farmers are the first geographic info…

by Luke Wijnberg


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Dec 5

Agriculture Advantage 2.0 - Policy advantage: Enablers for food systems transformation - COP24 side event

Building on the success of the Agriculture Advantage event series at COP23 in Bonn, Germany, which brought together over 400 stakeholders to put forward a vision and action agenda for transforming agriculture under climate change, CTA in collaboration with CCAFS, IFAD, World Bank, the government of New Zealand and the CGIAR is hosting another e…
Katowice, Poland

Jul 11

UAS Capacity Building, Enterprise Management and Business Development Workshop

Component 1: Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) - To build capacity among African enterprises in making effective and responsible use of UAS and to equip participants with the needed theoretical and practical knowledge to fully and responsibly utilise such systems and market their services.Component 2: Enterprise management - To analyse the structure and functioning of th…
Lusaka, Zambia

Mar 7

Workshop on Humanitarian Drones

This two-day workshop will bring together leading experts in the areas of humanitarian response aid, robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), crisis response management, ethics, and peace management to build on the 2014 UN OCHA report on t…
Sophialaan 10, 2514 JT Den Haag, Netherlands

May 10

11th Meeting of the FAO Southwest Pacific Ministers for Agriculture

The Eleventh Meeting of the F AO Southwest Pacific Ministers for Agriculture was convened in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea from 11-14 May 2015. The meeting was held at the Gateway Hotel, Port Moresby. The meeting was attended by Ministers from Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu, and Heads of Delegation from Australia, and New Zealand. R…
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

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