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Who owns farmer data? Exploring the rights and codes of conduct for transparent agricultural data sharing

Data-driven services have the potential to effectively propel agricultural innovations and contribute to the sustainability of food systems. But despite a continuous increase of initiatives facilitating common data exchange in agriculture, a lack of…

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28 Results in projects and events

Aug 12

Vijabiz project mid-term review and field visit to three youth groups beneficiaries

Vijabiz is a 2-year project launched in August 2018, mainly funded by IFAD and co-funded by the implementing partners CTA and USTADI Foundation. The overall goal of the mid-term review workshop and field visits is to share and discuss results achieved during the first year of the project implementation and perspectives with partners, organisations and youths involved in the projects.

Location:
Elgon Road Nairobi KE, Kenya

Jul 25

Workshop on legal and policy aspects of open data in agriculture

The aim of the workshop is to explore and discuss the legal and policy aspects of open data in agriculture affecting farmers both in developed and developing countries. In order to shed light to this topic we'll examine two reports in Europe and in Africa and see the communalities and the differences as well.The goal is to raise awareness and empower farmers about their rights in th…
Location:
Darmstadt, Germany

Feb 27

Brussels Briefing 54: "Sustainable agriculture: Where are we on SDGs implementation?"

The Brussels Briefing 54 discusses the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, examining the status of implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the progress made with respect to Zero Hunger (SDG 2) on agriculture, food security and nutrition in ACP countries.  In particular, the Briefing…
Location:
Rue de la Loi 170, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

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

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.

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