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  • Howard Sherman's picture

    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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  • PDey's picture

    Crop cultivation is a complex process and involves a set of activities like land preparation, planting, pest control, irrigation, nutrient management, harvesting, marketing, etc. The entire cycle of crop production requires multitude of information by the farmers. Despite many efforts over the...

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  • shahid's picture

    Dear Fellow Colleagues, Greetings from Bangladesh, Trust all are doing well. We are glad to share that BIID will host a session titled eKrishok: Making ICT Works for Agricultural Sector to Empower Farmers and Agro-SMEs during the WSIS Forum Meeting 2017 to be held during June 12-16, 2017 at...

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  • e-Agriculture's picture

    This introductory piece is part of a broader series of blogs that will look at the application of ICTs to the SDGs. The first blog introduces the SDGs and their conceptual framework and their integration to the agricultural domain - using the FAO mainstreaming of SDGs as an example. In the...

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    Following the forum on The Role of ICTs in Sustainable Crop Production Intensification (SCPI) of horticulture crop based system (mainly fruits, vegetables, roots and tubers) we caught up with Innocent Chamisa - the co-moderator from the Rural and Urban Crop and Mechanization Systems Team (AGPML)...

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    AGRIinsight is a UK-based company developing innovative technologies to be used in emerging markets. AGRIinsight has developed an online platform that has a powerful geo-visualisation interface, relevant map overlays and search and communication tools that enables users to store, visualise and...

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  • e-Agriculture's picture

    In this blog, The water sources worldwide are dwindling, the SDGs and the Paris agreement have an overaching policy guides on the use of water FAO focuses on water in 3 main categories; information and knowledge,policy advice, and technical support to member countries. The role of ICTs in water...

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  • e-Agriculture's picture

    Can ICTs make the youth stay in agriculture? FAO and partners established that rural youth are the future of food security, yet the challenge is that few young people see a future for themselves in agriculture or rural areas. A study published by FAO noted six principal challenges affecting youth...

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  • Santosh Ostwal - Ossian's picture

    This blog intends to throw light on the concerns and the challenges faced by the ICT manufacturers or service providers as well as the ICT users. Technology, along with an appropriate business model, plays a vital role in empowering the rural population. Especially in case of ICTs for the rural...

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  • e-Agriculture's picture

    This is the title of the recently published memoirs by the Rt. Honourable Saulos Klaus Chilima (PhD), the Vice President of the Republic of Malawi. This is part of the ACBF African Development Memoirs Series. The African Capacity Building Foundation’s Development Memoirs Series is a key instrument...

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