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While the European Union is developing Galileo and operating EGNOS, the two first European satellite navigation systems, the potential benefits of using these technologies for the socio-economic development of the African continent were presented recently in Brussels.
Capacity4dev Team created a new Article 25 March 2015
“If we can replace the hand hoe with a smartphone as the most common tool in the hands of an African farmer, then we are halfway towards our dream,” said Theo de Jager, President of the Pan African Farmers Organisation and the Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions. That dream is to combat poverty in Africa by helping growers make the most of increasingly abundant data on prices, materials and weather.
patrick herlant posted Information 29 September 2017

Increase in the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICTs) has brought significant benefits to the agricultural sector, such as improving households’ agricultural production, generating new job opportunities, and encouraging people to adopt healthier practices and more effective risk

04
Nov
From
4 November 2013 to 8 November 2013
in Kigali (Rwanda)
Organised byACP-EU Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Development & Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Rwanda

Join us in Kigali, Rwanda from 4-8 November 2013 as we look into the future
of ICTs for agriculture.

chris addison posted Information 17 January 2014
Making it happen
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Public group
Owned by: 
Nuno Cunha
Created: 
20 July 2012

Aims to strengthen and further develop infrastructure for exploitation of Earth Observation data/services for sustainable development in Africa

141 members 166 posts 1 recommendation
Przemysław Musiałkowski 12 January 2015

Overall Project Objective:

Advance the development and the objectives of the Eastern Partnership countries in various areas in view of a closer cooperation of these countries with the EU and among the countries themselves.

Project Purpose:

Produce high quality studies on...

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04
Jun
From4 June 2015
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byOrange, CTA, IICD, GSMA

Interested in how ICT can support farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa?

Julia Nietsch posted Information 27 May 2015

Information and communication technologies are a major driver of socio-economic development in emerging countries, particularly in rural areas. By providing innovative services tailored to the needs of the local population – in the fields of health, education, administration, agr

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