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    e-Agriculture partner Agribusiness TV, has been awarded the 2017 United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Project Prize in the “Media” category. Agribusiness TV is a web TV whose mission is to use video as a promotional tool and (re)valorisation of the agricultural sector to...

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    The first week of our e-forum discussion on ICTs and Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition generated many insightful contributions. The discussion explored the crossroads between ICTs and issues around Open Data in agriculture and nutrition. The question for week 1 was: What role can ICTs play in...

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    Esoko is a communication tool created with a view to building connection between businesses, projects, NGOs, governments and smallholder farmers.  Esoko started as a price information service but the team soon realized that farmers needed much more than market information and added weather alerts,...

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    With the ICTforAg Conference scheduled for June 23rd in Washington, D.C., we got to thinking about the future of AgTech. A key lesson learned from the first wave of ICT4Ag development, which is now driving a new era, is that it doesn’t matter how brilliantly an app is designed but rather whether...

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    More than 2,500 information and communication technology (ICT) experts from around the world took part from the 12th to the 16th of June 2017 in the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2017, where they exchanged knowledge and experiences to achieve the United Nations Sustainable...

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    When: Session 1: Monday 10 July 2017 at  10 AM CEST/ Rome Session 2: Monday 10 July 2017 at  4PM CEST/Rome Duration: 1 hour e-Agriculture,  the Food and Agriculture Organizaiton of the United Nations (FAO) and the Global Open Data on Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN ) are organizing a webinar to...

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    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Global Open Data on Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) are inviting interested individuals to participate in this forum discussion on 'Agriculture Open Data Package' to be held on the e-Agriculture Platform....

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    The Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) just published their annual report for 2016. This report focuses on the following thematic areas, (i) promoting agribusiness, (ii) ICTs for Agriculture, (iii) communication and knowledge sharing, (iv) policy engagement, (v) climate...

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    The World Summit on the Information Society Forum ran from 12 to 16 of June 2017, in Geneva - Switzerland. WSIS Forum 2017 is an annual event, and this year's edition called for a closed alignment of WSIS and the SDG process. Therefore, the WSIS Forum 2017 served as a platform for discussing how...

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    Plantix is a plant diagnostic app developed by PEAT, a software company that uses geodata and crowdsourcing to provide ecological informations to farmers, researchers and stakeholders.  Plant diseases and pests cause the loss of up to 30 % of the annual harvests. To tackle this issue Plantix uses...

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