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You couldn’t make it to Nairobi but are interested in following the Africa Agriculture GIS Week?

Here is the link to live broadcasting of the presentations:


Check the agenda of the week here to find out what is on air..

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On the first day (Tuesday 8th June 2010) of  the 2nd Africa Agriculture Geospatial Week, the afternoon was devoted to looking at the AgCommons project and the launching of its new platform. (more…)

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Experts Meet in Nairobi to Explore How Smallholder Farmers across Africa Can Benefit from High-Tech Geospatial Mapping Technologies.

Geospatial experts from the world’s largest alliance of agricultural research centers (CGIAR) will gather in Nairobi from 8-12 June (more…)

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Collaborative GIS Web Applications Will Help Agricultural Researchers Make African Farmers More Productive and Profitable (more…)

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Countdown started for the Africa Agriculture GIS week (AAGW) 2010: entitled Taking a closer look at the role of spatial information and analysis in supporting improved agricultural research and development’, it will take place in Nairobi from 8 to 12 June, 2010, on the campus of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) with this tentative agenda. (more…)

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Registrations opened today for the training day at the Africa Agriculture GIS Week 2010 that will be held in Nairobi 8-11 June 2010.

The training day will take place on Friday 11 June at the ILRI Campus in Nairobi, Kenya.

The program of the day includes parallel training sessions from ESRI and Google. (more…)

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From 8 -12 June 2010 the Consortium for Spatial Information (CSI) of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)AGCommonsHarvestChoice and other partners are jointly organizing the second Africa Agriculture GIS Week to be held at the ILRI Campus in Nairobi. We are looking for experiences to be shared and innovative ideas and in the field of Geospatial Information Services (GIS) for agricultural development. We want to hear about your experience and how location-specific information enhanced your work and made your project more successful and effective. We are interested to listen to your ideas on how GIS can effectively be applied for agricultural development.

You can use any format, including interactive sessions, poster boards, video demonstration or  live application demonstration.

The closing date for the submission has been extended to 30th April, 2010.
Please note that at this point in time, we are not able to cover travel costs and daily allowance.
For more information:  http://africaagriculturegisweek.org/how-do-i-participate/

Call for presentations is available for downloading here: 2ndCallforPresentations

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