CTA has published four success stories from East Africa that shows how ICTs are enabling farmers to access information which allows them to improve their farming practices. The stories detail how...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 16:43
Deforestation is a major challenge and SDG 15 addresses it
Drones can help in tree planting
An example of an initiative to use drones in planting trees
Forests are part of our ecosystem and they...
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 11:46
Evidence have shown that technology has the potential to improve agricultural productivity. Specifically ICTs can help governments and developmental organizations to enhance food security and...
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 15:17
As advertised by CTA, text abridged from their announcement
The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has published a Call for Expression of Interest . This call supports...
Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 09:56
The FAO Technical Network on Sustainable Crop Production and Agroecology will hold a Seminar on FAO’s Farmer Field Schools programme and Global Platform on Wednesday in FAO HQ with remote...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:58
FAO podcast published two podcasts that focus on what drones have to offer for agriculture. This part of Episode 7 of TARGET: Zero hunger.
The Philippines Drone Pilot program
In this first podcast,...
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 17:43
The future of agriculture hinges on the adoption of technologies such as the Internet of Things (loT), Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, noted Vicente Muñoz, Chief Internet of Things Officer,...
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 16:36
11 February was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (resolution A/RES/70/212) as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, to achieve full and equal acceess to and participation...
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 10:58
#HackAgainstHunger is organized by The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) with a goal to identify and support innovative...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 17:12
GFAR recently announced a series of webinars on farmers' rights to data and this is a follow-up to the face-to-face course on Farmers Access to Data that was held in Centurion (Pretoria), South...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 14:15