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  • Carlo Angelico's picture

    During this week (24-28 September), the 21st session of the FAO Committee on Forestry (COFO) and the Third World Forestry Week (WFW) are convening at FAO headquarters in Rome. In this framework, FAO is hosting a series of meetings and events organized around the topic "Forests: a green pathway for...

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  • LisaCespedes's picture

    Today, Thursday 20th September, is the fourth day of the ongoing Online Forum "Using ICT to enable Agricultural Innovation Systems for smallholders" and the discussion continues to benefit from the active participation of people in over 100 countries. The first question, "What ICT innovations are...

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  • Vinícius Ramos's picture

    The international framework for promoting ICTs in agriculture does not include only world and regional level organizations, as set forth in my last blog. National and local organizations devoted to this same subject also play an important role, with varying degrees of action. Even though the level...

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  • Vinícius Ramos's picture

    At the world level, two major organizations are devoted to (i) promoting Information Technology (and, in some cases, Information and Communication Technologies) in agriculture to improve quality of food and fiber, competitiveness and productivity of agricultural producers, promoting sustainable...

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  • Carlo Angelico's picture

    Agriculture is one of the most ancient and basic productive sectors of human activity, yet young farmers around the world have been exposed to tremendous barriers in starting a farming career. Now, due to the use of information and communication technologies (ICT), they are finding amazing...

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  • Carlo Angelico's picture

    Carlo is joining the e-Agriculture Team and will be based in Rome, Italy during the next 3 months My name is Carlo Angelico. I have a Master's Degree in Communication Science and for one year, until February 2012, I worked in Ecuador for the Communication and Information Department of UNESCO-Quito...

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  • Michael Riggs's picture

    A video interview with Digital Green’s Rikin Gandhi and an article in the Financial Times remind us that video, an ICT and a communications media, is an important tool to convey research and practical information. In the Financial Times article by Joonas Rokka of the Rouen Business School,...

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  • Vinícius Ramos's picture

    Vinícius Ramos recently joined the e-Agriculture team and will be completing a three month internship, volunteering and working remotely from Brazil. Vinícius is a graduate in International Relations at the Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo and current MBA student of Project Management at...

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  • Vinícius Ramos's picture

    Vinícius had the opportunity to be present at the side event in Rio+20 "ICTs: the foundation of our sustainable future" and he shares his experiences with us in this blog. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are a unique platform for the world to grow, include and protect, thus coping...

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  • Dustin Andres's picture

    Dustin Andres is a Communications Specialist at FHI 360, USAID's FACET project Low-cost video can provide a way to transfer best practices from trusted local sources. It can also provide a powerful awareness building and reporting tool. In fact, it can help accomplish many project objectives. After...

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