ict4ag International Conference

Event date: 4 November 2013 - 8 November 2013

Venue: Kigali Serena Hotel
City: Kigali
Country: Rwanda
Website/register: ict4ag International Conference

Description: ICTs are among the most effective drivers of agricultural growth and transformation in ACP countries. In this context, the international conference ‘ict4ag’ will be a key milestone in promoting the application of ICTs in the agricultural sector and will place a particular emphasis on value chains, advocacy and policy development.

  • This high-level event will be an unparalleled learning and networking opportunity where delegates can:
  • Exchange ideas on solutions to the key challenges facing the widespread use of ICT in agriculture in ACP countries
  • Share experiences and lessons learned and connect with existing communities of practice
  • Review cutting-edge research and the latest technological developments
  • Examine approaches to and methods best suited for measuring the impact of ICT4D projects
  • Strategise on how to ensure greater appropriation of ICTs by women and youth for them to play an active role in the domains of advocacy and agriculture value chain development.
  • Get inspired by the innovations taking place in agriculture and rural development
  • Foster relationships which could lead to future entrepreneurial partnerships

ICT4Ag is cohosted by The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the Rwandan Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI). It is co-organised by an impressive array of partners listed below.

Conference streams include: emerging innovations, capacity strengthening and enabling environments.