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  • Isabella Rodriguez y Baena's picture

    Today, 16 October 2014, is internationally recognized as the World Food Day (WFD), a great occasion for raising awareness on hunger, malnutrition and poverty, and to pay a tribute to those who dedicate their lives to feeding the world, everyday, everywhere.   The World Food Day The origin of the...

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  • liliwangui's picture

    As the threat of food shortages and hunger loom over families in many areas in Africa, there is need to increase the productivity of Africa’s agricultural systems to lessen over-reliance on food relief. Agricultural growth is more important for Africa than for any other continent since most of its...

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  • Dhananjaya P. Singh's picture

    Information Communication Technology (ICT) can revolutionize Indian farming sector and can benefit all farmers, including small land holders, marginalized and poor farmers. Despite the availability of farming resources in the nearby areas, there always remains a lack of agricultural information,...

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  • Isabella Rodriguez y Baena's picture

    A precise and reliable monitoring of soil’s moisture seems to be one of the key elements of future’s agriculture: by knowing the right amount of water needed for each field, farmers are able of getting the most out of their efforts. Though, the monitoring of soil’s moisture mainly relies on ground...

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  • 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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