The Emergency Events Database (EM-DAT) was created by the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED), a leading repository of information on the impact of disasters, in 1988.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 12:51
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Global Data on Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN); Global Forum on Agricultural...
Monday, May 29, 2017 - 17:01
FAO introduced a new and updated FAOSTAT website, making the world's most comprehensive statistical database on food, agriculture, fisheries, forestry, natural resource management and nutrition even...
Monday, May 29, 2017 - 11:14
SoilMapp is an app for iPad that lets users find out soil information such as how much water the soil holds, its clay content and acidity, among other attributes related to agricultural productivity...
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:54
FAO Myanmar is promoting the usage of drones to enhance disaster risk reduction and disaster risk management in the agriculture sector. The project is conducted in collaboration with the Ministry of...
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:19
Abalobi, which is Xhosa name for fishermen, is as a mobile application for the small-scale fishermen to let them produce their own knowledge on fishing and build resilient communities in the face of...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 10:48
Monday 5th of June – 15h CEST (1 hour) – Webinar on land and water data collection using low cost smartphones in Somalia
The Somalia Water and Land Information Management project (SWALIM http://www....
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 18:40
The Yield is an Internet of Things (IoT) Australian product company that aims to use technology to improve yields in agriculture and aquaculture. The Yield combines wireless sensor networks and...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:25
AQUASTAT is FAO's global information system on water and agriculture. It collects, analyses and disseminates data and information by country and by region. Its aim is to provide users interested in...
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 11:37
In a recent article on Harvard Business Review, Ndubuisi Ekekwe explores how digital technology is poised at providing a solution to increase farm productivity in Africa.
In this article he reviews...
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 09:27