The objective of the Africa Climate Smart Agriculture Summit is to provide an opportunity for cross-sector networking and knowledge exchange that is competent and neutral, technical and commercial by bringing together all stakeholders, including regional governments and policymakers, the private sector and research organizations, UN agencies and civil society.
On the second day of the conference, two sessions will focus on supporting farmers with open data.
16 May 2018, 13:30 | Roundtable Discussions
Delegates are invited to participate in topic-specific interactive networking sessions to discuss themes in more detail and off-the-record.
One of the topics will be ICT for agri and mAgri Solutions: Supporting Farmers Through Technology; Data Collection and Sharing Among Actors with Boniface Akuku, Director of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO).
16 May 2018, 14:20 | Panel Discussion: The Power of Agricultural Intelligence and Open Data
Using data to enable high-level insights can make practices more effective for rural economies. But not all farmers have access to data, tools or the understanding to make actionable insight from generated information. How can we enable more effective decision making, create innovation and promote transparency?
MODERATOR: Ida Ng’ang’a, Director Strategic Partnerships, Regional Consortium for
Development Africa (RCD)