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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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The suitability of existing open data weather data for agro-meteo advisory

Open data in the weather domain could address the information needs of agro-meteo farm advisory systems. However, is open data ‘fit-for-purpose’; does it match the needs of being reliable, relevant, timely and accessible? Some answers come from…

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Apr 5

Disruptive Agricultural Technology Challenge and Conference

The Disruptive Agricultural Technology (DAT) Challenge and Conference aims to provide a forum to discuss the opportunities offered by disruptive digital technologies to increase productivity, and access to services and markets in the agricultural sector. Several promising digital technology innovators in agriculture…
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Chiromo Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

Jan 24

Effective use open data and weather data to enhance agricultural productivity and improve communities' nutrition

Global Food Security Index (2017) ranked Rwanda the 88th out of 113 assessed countries worldwide. Also recent Health Demographic Survey (2015) has shown that prevalence of stunting among children under five was above 38%. Open data can be used in decision-making in tackling these problems.


Jan 17

GFFA 2019 - Big data for transforming smallholder agriculture - Expert panel discussions

The 11th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is held in Berlin from 17 to 19 January 2019 on the subject "Agriculture Goes Digital – Smart Solutions for Future Farming”.Realising trends, insights and predictions from large agricultural data sets, and using digital tools for advisory services have huge potential for smallholder farmers. However, to use it effectively, d…
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Messedamm 26, 14055 Berlin, Germany

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…
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Lusaka, Zambia

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