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  • Imagen de liliwangui

    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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  • Imagen de Dhananjaya P. Singh

    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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  • Imagen de Isabella Rodriguez y Baena

    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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  • Imagen de Sophie Treinen

    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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  • Imagen de Isabella Rodriguez y Baena

    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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  • Imagen de Andrea_Jimenez

    Project Loon is a network of balloons created by Google, which float higher than airplanes  and are carried around the Earth by winds. These balloons are designed to connect people in rural and remote areas, through a special Internet antenna (a “red pin”) attached to buildings and houses.  The...

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  • Imagen de Andrea_Jimenez

    “Despite the rapid growth in mobile telephony in low and middle-income countries in recent years,  women are 21% less likely than men to own a mobile phone. This has given rise to a mobile phone ‘gender gap’, where there are 300 million fewer female mobile subscribers than male subscribers in low-...

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  • Imagen de keizer

    This is an interview originally published on Tuesday, 23 of April 2013 on AIMS:   Johannes Keizer, Information Systems Officer at FAO of the United Nations, will actively participate in the G-8 International Conference on Open Data for Agriculture which will take place in Washington, D.C.,...

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  • Imagen de e-Agriculture

    Usando  plataformas en línea para incrementar el acceso a los datos abiertos y compartir mejores prácticas sobre  monitoreo de los derechos de las mujeres a la tierra Conectando personas, compartiendo conocimiento, incrementando la transparencia A pesar de la rápida expansión de Internet y el...

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  • Imagen de LisaCespedes

    Su nombre es James Ssenabulya, líder de una asociación de jóvenes agricultores y productor en una estación de radio comunitaria en Uganda, llamada "Nakaseke Community Radio", la cual transmite programas dirigidos a los agricultores y productores en zonas rurales, comunicando información sobre...

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