e-Agriculture Blog

  • Isabella Rodriguez y Baena's picture

    The WSIS+10 High-Level Event, an extended version of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum, was held in the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, from 10-13 June 2014 (9 June pre-events). The event, organized by the International...

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  • Sophie Treinen's picture

    The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) 2014, was held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 3 to 5 February 2014 under the theme "Driving Innovation for an Agricultural Revolution". The organizers wanted this event to be the world's largest showcase of innovations in sustainable...

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  • Isabella Rodriguez y Baena's picture

    2013 has been a productive year for e-Agriculture.org. We have published a total of 703 articles: 454 news items, 216 knowledge-base articles and 33 Blog posts. Additionally, 1,929 people (over 5 people per day) have been registering on the website to become members of the e-Agriculture community;...

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  • Isabella Rodriguez y Baena's picture

    As you probably noticed, during the month of January 2014, the e-Agriculture website was updated to Drupal 7. The newer, the better: e-Agriculture.org is now safer and faster. Unfortunately, all users’ “content subscriptions” (consisting in automatic email notifications to inform you about new...

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  • Isabella Rodriguez y Baena's picture

    Tomorrow is March the 8th, International Women’s Day. To celebrate this recurrence I thought about sharing with you a story where the words «rural communities», «women empowerment» and «solar energy» are put together. Here’s our story. Barefoot College, a well-known Indian non-governmental...

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    Service Research and Innovation Institute (SRII, http://www.thesrii.org) an organization supported by industry leaders would be hosting its Annual Global Conference from April 23-25, 2014 at Silicon Valley, San Jose, CA, USA. One of the thematic tracks is on ICT in Agriculture, the overall...

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  • Andrea_Jimenez's picture

    Being part of this CoP for the promotion of ICTs for agriculture and rural development is a great way to learn more about the field. For many years, people interested in the topic have used this platform to share knowledge, good practices and learn from other’s experiences. It is for this reason...

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  • Michael Riggs's picture

    In case you missed the count down of our most popular blogs on Twitter, here is the full list of the Top 10 blogs of 2013. Tied for #9/10 are “Scenario of Youth Migration In Nepal (Youth Day blog)” by M. Bivekananda, YPARD, and “Female Farmer’s Vital Role but Limited Information Access” by Leah...

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  • Andrea_Jimenez's picture

    Sometimes, the best way to learn and connect with a specific topic is through stories. We can be aware that mobile phones are one of the world's most powerful tools, but we will know in what ways when we see, hear or read the story of a farmer who's livelihood was improved by the use of this tool...

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  • Isabella Rodriguez y Baena's picture

    As of today, an individual working on a small-scale farm in a developing country can benefit from an ever increasing number of mobile applications and tools which would allow them to connect with buyers, sellers, experts, and so forth. Though, it is equally clear that tools per se are not enough...

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