The winners of the Durban AgriHack Talent Challenge, which took place from 28 November to 02 December 2015 in Durban in South Africa, were announced on 2nd December, at the closing ceremony of the Global Forum for Innovation in Agriculture, African Edition (GFIA Africa).
Various resources live from the Durban AgriHack Challenge at GFIA Africa
- Mark Doeswijk (from SpringTree)’s presentation on “Mobile hybrid app development” and on the CTA Shared Content Repository http://www.slideshare.net/MarkDoeswijk/durban-agrihack-talent-challenge-2015-slides
- Demo API of CTA’s Shared Content Repository, put together as part of the Durban AgriHack Challenge (notably for the Spore Category) http://hackathon-durban-2015.cta.int/docs
Date: 20 November 2015
Time: 14:00 to 16:00 CET (or 15:00 to 17:00 South African time)
Link to register for attendance: http://bit.ly/agrihack-webinar (Eventbrite website)
Increasingly, ICT for agriculture applications and platforms are being developed to support the modernisation and the productivity of the agricultural sector. Two key observations have been made: first, a great number of existing applications and applications being developed address only a narrow spectrum of the agricultural value chains actors and segments; second, most ICT for agriculture applications struggle to meet adequately needs of stakeholders targeted and also to generate revenues or become profitable. [Read more…]