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Expanding the reach and benefits of digital agriculture

The Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development in the Information Society initiative was established in 2002 to support projects aimed at leveraging ICTs to enhance farmer knowledge and productivity. But did the programme help to close the gender and…

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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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Young innovators transforming African agriculture awarded in Accra - Winners of Pitch AgriHack competition announced

Accra, Ghana, 6 September 2019. Seven young agricultural entrepreneurs, including four women, were awarded today for digital innovations during the closing plenary at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Accra.

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154 Results in projects and events

Oct 14

Online course: Farm data management, sharing and services for agriculture development

The course aims to strengthen the capacity of farmers’ organisations, data producers and data consumers to manage, use and share data in agriculture. It aims to raise awareness of different types of data formats, data rights and applications, and to highlight how important it is for data to be reliable, accessible and transparent for innovation and development of agriculture.…

Sep 6

African Green Revolution Forum 2019 - Youth in agriculture: Showcasing and scaling models for agripreneurship

Across the continent, young agripreneurs are recognising untapped opportunities in the agrifood sector. Yet, ideally, they would be fostered by a supportive ecosystem to progress faster and more successfully along their journey. The ambition of scaling digitally-enabled, environmentally conscious, market-led ventures to deliver jobs and healthy food, while respecting the natural environment, ca…

Jun 25

Raising ambition for climate action in food systems

The Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA), organised yearly at the Bonn Climate Change Conference, is one of two permanent subsidiary bodies to the Conference of Parties (COP/CMP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It supports the work of the COP through the provision of timely info…
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Bonn, Germany

Jun 6

GODAN Webinar: Space for Agriculture in Developing Countries

The UK Space Agency’s (UKSA) International Partnership Programme (IPP) is a five-year, £30 million per year programme that uses the UK space sector’s research and innovation strengths to deliver sustainable, economic and societal benefit to developing countries. This includes six projects across Latin America, Africa and Asia focused on agriculture. A report…
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Wageningen, Netherlands

Jun 3

Climate Research for Development in Africa (CR4D) meeting

The Climate Research for Development (CR4D) is an initiative launched to strengthen links between climate science research and climate information needs in support development planning in Africa. CR4D is an African-led initiative supported by partnership between African Climate Policy Center (ACPC) of United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), African Ministerial Conferen…
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Nairobi, Kenya

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