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- DocumentInternational Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, 2019The Digital Revolution, including technologies such as virtual and augmented reality, additive manufacturing or 3D-printing, (general purpose) artificial intelligence, or the Internet of Things, has entered the public discourse in many countries. Looking back, it is almost impossible to believe that digitalization is barely featured in the 2030 Agenda or the Paris Agreement.DocumentEnvironmental Management, 2002Although great potential exists to harness information technology in general and the internet in particular and improve the environment, possible negative impacts of e-commerce on the environment should also be considered and dealt with. In this forum, we discuss both the potential positive and negative impacts of ecommerce.Document
The concept and implementation of precision farming and rice integrated crop management systems for sustainable production in the twenty-first century.Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2006Agricultural production systems, including rice systems, have been very successful in increasing productivity and efficiency, thanks to genetic improvement, agrochemical practices, irrigation and farm machinery. However, the world population continues to grow steadily, while the resources for agricultural production diminish.Document
“Shamba Shape Up” ICT and AG Profile. USAID Fostering Agriculture Competitiveness Employment Information Communication Technologies (FACET).US Agency for International Development, 2013Shamba Shape Up is a farm makeover reality show that was first developed in Kenya. During each episode the presenter and agricultural experts visit a family farm to demonstrate practical solutions to help them improve their production practices. In addition to promoting improved agricultural practices, the show also weaves financial literacy messaging into each episode.Document2001Site-specific management (SSM; also called, precision agriculture) is the management of agricultural crops at a spatial scale smaller than that of the whole field. Widespread farmer adoption of SSM practices is contingent on its economic advantage.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016This Evidence Report analyses the potential contribution of epidemic real-time monitoring (ERTM) initiatives to enhancing and augmenting disease surveillance systems in developing countries.Document2014In June 2014, participatory workshops and field visits were conducted by the CIAT-DAPA and CIAT-Soils Research Area teams in the CCAFS Climate Smart Village of Lushoto, Tanzania in the West Usambara Mountains to identify locally appropriate climate smart practices and potential barriers to adopt them.Document
Participatory GIS in Empowering Rural Communities: A Framework for Iterative Development and Evaluation.2012This is a Report for the 6th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, Leipzig, Germany, July 1-5.DocumentInternational Center for Tropical Agriculture, 2015Large agricultural development projects often struggle to achieve impact because they lack costeffective systems for capturing regular feedback from implementers and beneficiaries. Even when they use a participatory approach, they cannot easily take into account a large range of farmers’ needs and make them specific.Document
The Humanitarian Connectivity Charter: Demonstrating the mobile industry commitment to preparing for and responding to humanitarian crises2015Mobile networks and the connectivity they provide can be a lifeline for those affected by natural disasters and other humanitarian emergencies. The number of these crises and their impact is growing. Between 2004 and 2014, an estimated 1.8 billion people were affected by natural and complex disasters.