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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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Data leads to bigger profits: Traceability gains for coffee farmers in Uganda

Agriculture accounts for 70% of employment on small farms and occupies half of all land area in Uganda, providing half of all exports and one-quarter of the country’s GDP. It is considered a leading sector for future economic growth and economic in…

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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…

Jul 29

UAS for agriculture capacity building in Ethiopia

Training of Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) and Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR) staff in the use of drones and related software applications in the framework of the project "Transforming Africa’s Agriculture: Eyes in the Sky Smart Techs on the…
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Feb 4

Capitalisation of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development - Senegal

The Capitalisation of Experiences for Greater Impact in Rural Development” project aims to facilitate the adoption of an experience capitalisation process in rural development initiatives, where it can help improve the analysis, documentation, sharing, and the adoption and use of lessons and good practices – as an appr…
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Dakar, Senegal

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