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  • 16/03/2019 15:02

Did you know Information communication and Technologies (#ICTs) have a great role to play in Agriculture?And that..."the really encouraging thing is that technology will only get better and cheaper in future, so its time everybody started trying it out ,even if only in a very limited way to start with…and it is worthy to keep in mind that, ICTs are a “means to an end” and “an end to a means” in sustainable crop production..." Read the interview below-Innocent Chamisa sharing on the role of ICT4Agric at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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  • 14/03/2019 14:58

Listen to @Wa_Mpiira young agripreneur Open Impact Institute, Uganda talking about modern food productions systems @ SLU in Alnarp

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  • 10/03/2019 14:46

To achieve sustainable development, national actors in Africa need to incorporate sustainable consumption and production (SCP) into national policies and planning. With the goal of scaling up learning on SCP in the region, UN Environment and UNITAR are partnering, under the SWITCH Africa Green Programme, to deliver the second edition of this interactive e-learning course, especially tailored to the regional context of Africa. Participants will learn what is SCP, what are the benefits from SCP to African countries, as well as what are some of the regional, national and sector-specific challenges and opportunities to implementing policies for SCP in the context of the 2030 Development Agenda. This e-learning course will equip participants with the basic skills for applying the SCP concept in a real world economic, policy and professional context. The course is offered both in English and French.

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  • 09/03/2019 14:40

Are you a #farmer? With the #ABCFund, launched by IFAD during the #IFADgc, you can access up to $1m loan to grow your agribusiness. Discover more > > https://bit.ly/2GYEicH

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  • 07/03/2019 14:24

#Highlight: ICRISAT's #Agribusiness & #Innovation Platform The #Agribusiness and Innovation Platform (AIP) is an initiative of ICRISAT to enhance its PPP models to promote technology transfer, collaborative research and agribusiness #entrepreneurship to help improve the livelihood of smallholder farmers, #women and #youth of the rural community. Find out more here: http://www.aipicrisat.org/

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  • 07/03/2019 14:19

Unleashing the great potential of #Africa's #youth to achieve sustainable development. "We need to take action to make #agriculture more attractive to #young people. They must perceive agriculture as a remunerative and profitable sector and the dissemination of information and communication technologies (#ICTs) in rural areas play an important role in this regard," Graziano da Silva DG at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Read more here: http://www.fao.org/news/story/en/item/1149659/icode/ #YouthInag #AfricanYouth #agribusiness #ICT4Ag

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  • 06/03/2019 14:08

Strong financing collaboration by the private sector, civil society, public research and private philanthropy is critical for mobilizing researchers and young people to work towards climate adaptation solutions, especially those targeted at African #smallholder #farmers. With support from the Gates Foundation, Fondation BNP Paribas, Agropolis Fondation and AWARD Fellowships, the One Planet Fellowship is a unique collaboration of the four sectors that brings gender to the centre of the climate science conversation. Read more here https://oneplanetfellowship.org/about-us

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