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  • Andrea_Jimenez's picture

    On Friday 15th of June I attended the Africa gathering Conference held in collaboration with the Indigo Trust Foundation. This event was made to provide an opportunity to delegates and speakers to share their ideas, to discuss the start-up culture across Africa and to showcase some of the start-up...

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  • jo.cadilhon's picture

    Since 2010 the Office for Asia and the Pacific of FAO in Bangkok has been testing a pilot program of farmer direct marketing of organic produce to the workplace. The GRECOCOS program (for Green Commerce Community System) has set up direct marketing relationships between farmers' groups producing...

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    Depuis 2010 le bureau asiatique de la FAO à Bangkok a testé un programme pilote de vente directe de produits alimentaires biologiques sur le lieu de travail. Le programme GRECOCOS (pour système communautaire de commerce « vert » en anglais) a mis en relation directe des groupements de producteurs...

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  • Sushil Khatiwada's picture

    Sushil joined the e-Agriculture Community in 2011, and he is now joining the team as a volunteer, working remotely from Nepal.  I'm a final year veterinary science student from the Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, in Nepal. I truly regard ICT as a very crucial mean for development of...

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  • Andrea_Jimenez's picture

    To contribute in the alleviation of food crisis in Africa, the Diaspora Angel Investment Network (DAIN) focuses on getting Africans in the Diaspora engaged with entrepreneurship in the agriculture sectors. Created in 2010, their mission is to leverage strategic partnerships in the Global...

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  • Andrea_Jimenez's picture

    By 2050 the world's population will reach 9.1 billion, 34 percent higher than today(FAO). Farmers worldwide are faced with the challenge of feeding this rising global population, expected to increase the food demand by 70 per cent against diminishing agricultural land. In this context, ICTs become...

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  • Sofía Flota's picture

    Reflections of my internship with e-Agriculture, at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy. These past months working with the e-Agriculture team have been a very enriching experience full of great moments. Besides from learning to use different programs and manage a website, I got to know more about the...

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  • maureen's picture

    More and more people today use the mobile phones for accessing information and news, conducting financial transactions as well as for a range of professional and personal reasons. And as increasingly, information is found and accessed online and via mobile devices, the issue of accessibility...

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  • mowiny's picture

     As the world marks International Women's Day on 8th March, it is paramount to explore the role that rural women can play in agricultural development, especially in taking control of technology tools strategically and innovatively. Rural women farmers in Uganda have been very essential in enhancing...

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  • Michael Riggs's picture

    In a talk yesterday at the Governing Council of IFAD (the International Fund for Agriculture Development), Bill Gates said, "If you care about the poorest, you care about agriculture." The Bill and Melina Gates Foundation has estimated that it is possible for small farmers in South Asia to double...

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