ICTs in knowledge management: the case of the Agropedia platform for Indian agriculture is an article that appeared in the Knowledge Management for Development Journal 11(2): 5-22
Authors: Kiran Yadav, Rasheed Sulaiman V, N.T. Yaduraju, Venkatraman Balaji and T.V. Prabhakar
During the moth of September TechnoServe held a Questions and Answers session on the topic of Sustainable and Scalable Business Models for Linking Agriculture and Technology. TechnoServe's Michael Elliot discussed the successes challenges and future of ICTs for Agriculture. The Q and A was publised...
A new CTA working paper is publised on the topic of the " extent of ICT adoption by ACP Farmers: the case of Somaliland".
"This working paper is a summary of the recent adoption of ICT for agriculture for effective production of honey and promotion of linkages between producers...
Know What You Eat
Bringing food traceability from farmers to the hands of consumers
We are what we eat. We eat fruits and vegetables every day, but do we know what exactly do we eat? How were they grown and with which substances were they treated?
Agrivi (www.agrivi.com), a global agtech company...
The Institute of Food Security, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria and the Farm and Infrastructure Foundation, Abuja, Nigeria conducted an Assessment of Factors Influencing the Use of Information and Communication
Technologies in Maize Marketing in North Central Nigeria.
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, are able to gather large amounts of information cheaply and efficiently by virtue of their aerial perspective.
Those data are a crucial element for Precision Agriculture, using advanced tools and technologies to observe and measure...
Last week, Expo Milan 2015 and Feeding Knowledge awarded the best practice on "Informatics tools for competitiveness of local food productions from South Mediterranean countries to European entry points".
Within this project new digital procedures were set up to facilitate trade relations between...
The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), supported by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), recently completed a report on the uptake and use of ICTs in value chains in the Caribbean.
The report includes case studies and analyses of the use...
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) represents the community electronic media [Community Radio | Community TV | Community Film] sector to Government, Industry, Regulatory Bodies, Media, Academia and Development Partners from 2000. BNNRC is in Special Consultative Status...
The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has published the video with the final highlights from Fin4Ag International Conference.
The Fin4Ag International Conference, entitled "Revolutionising finance for agri-value chains", held from 14 to 18 July 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya...
The BusinessDay, a daily newspaper focusing on Nigerian business and politics, has published "How value chain, ICT improve agric financing", an article by Oluyinka Alawode.
In this interesting piece, the autror focuses, form a business point of view, one one of the key facts arisen during the...
From July 14th to 18th 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya, will be held the Fin4Ag International Conference, organized by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA).
Reinventing business or regulatory models
The paper "Agricultural Market Information Services in Developing Countries: A Review", by authors Mawazo M. Magesa, Kisangiri Michael and Jesuk Ko, has been published in the Journal "Advances in Computer Science: an International Journal" (ACSIJ), Vol. 3, Issue 3, No.9 , May 2014.
In this article...
The new issue of ICT Update, no. 77 "Linking farmers to markets", has just been published. In preparation to Fin4Ag Conference that will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 14-18 July 2014, this issue explores how mobile applications have helped smallholder farmers improve their commercial farming...
The Australian Society of Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture (ASICTA), along with Asian Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture (AFITA), Edith Cowan University (ECU) and CSBP, is organizing the “9th Conference of the Asian Federation for Information Technology in...
The International Trading Centre (ITC) has just launched a new website, Standards Map, which will provide small and medium entrepreneurs willing to export their products, with a reliable tool to keep track of voluntary sustainability standards (i.e.: guidelines, rules and product characteristics),...
This issue of ICT Update, entitled "Mobile finance - next stop agriculture", is dedicated to emerging innovations in mobile finance for agircultural value chains. Emerging innovations in mobile finance are revolutionising the agricultural value chain, and creating alternative ways of making...
The Canadian Center of Science and Education published on their Journal of Agricultural Science [Vol. 5, No. 11; 2013] “Farmers Use of ICTs for Marketing Information Outlets in Oyo State, Nigeria”, a paper by researchers R. A. Oyeyinka and R. O. Bello.
The study takes the steps from the issue...
Solidaridad Network is an international organization with 9 Regional Expertise Centres worldwide. This network works on creating sustainable supply chains from the producer to the consumer. After a four year development process which started in Brazil, Solidaridad has launched Rural Horizons, an...