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April 25, 2013

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Organized in partnership with
FAO, IICD, NEPAD Agency, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (Rwanda), Ministry of Communications (Ghana), EAFF, UNECA

April 25, 2013

Hotel Hof Wageningen

Time Duration
Main Session Presenter Moderator/Facilitator Process
09:00:00 00:10:00 Review of Day 1   Pete Cranston Talk
09:10:00 00:30:00 Developing ICT infrastructure and access in Africa, including needs and issues in rural areas (15 min)
Discussion
Towela Nyirenda-Jere, Programme Manager, e-Africa Programme, NEPAD Jennifer Britton, CARICOM ICTD PPT
09:40:00 01:00:00 E-agriculture tools and applications : case studies
* Case 1: Mobile phones and agricultural value chains (15 min)
* Case 2: Mobile Phone and praedial larceny and disaster risk management (15 min)
Discussion
* Michael Riggs, e-Agriculture Team Leader, FAO
* Peter Thompson, Director of Eastern Zone, Division of
Technology, Training & Technical Information, RADA,
Jamaica
Catherinerose Baretto,
Co-Founder and Human
Resource Consultant,
KINU
PPT
10:40:00 00:20:00 Coffee break
11:00:00 00:30:00 Strategic integration of ICT in agriculture: experiences of the National Informatics Centre (NIC) India (15 min)
Discussion
M. Moni, Deputy Director General, National Informatics
Centre, India
Simon Dieudonné
Savou, Directeur
général de l'agriculture,
Ministère de l'agriculture
et de l'élevage
PPT
11:30:00 01:00:00 Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration: Ensuring an effective collaboration between the Ministry in charge of Agriculture & the Ministry in charge of ICT, as well as small holder farmers
Discussion
* Mary Rucibigango, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal
Resources, Rwanda
* Mahamadou Ouédraogo, Réseau des organisations
paysannes et de producteurs de l’Afrique de l’Ouest
(ROPPA)
* Edward Addo-Dankwa - Policy Planning, Monitoring &
Evaluation, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Ghana
* Abebe Chekol Hunegnaw, ICT for Development Expert,
UNECA
Pete Cranston Round Table
Discussion
12:30:00 00:30:00 Special Information section on the International ICT4Ag Conference (15 min)
Discussion
Giacomo Rambaldi, Senior Programme Coordinator,
CTA
  PPT
13:00:00 01:00:00 Lunch
14:00:00 02:00:00 3 to 4 breakout sessions on the question (creation of groups and Round 1):
How can we strengthen the formulation, implementation, evaluation of e-agriculture strategies in ACP countries? What strategic steps? Key actions and needs? How to
ensure SHF inclusion? target areas; Place of Women and Youth? How to share best practices? How to ensure farmer inclusion? National holistic e-agriculture strategies or estrategies focused on a specific domain (trade, extension, etc.)
  Krishan Bheenick,
Senior Programme
Coordinator (CTA),
Chris Addison, Senior
Programme Coordinator
(CTA) and Pete
Cranston
Meta Card
exercise,
world café
16:00:00 00:15:00 Coffee break
16:15:00 02:00:00 3 to 4 breakout sessions on the question (Round 2):
How can we strengthen the formulation, implementation,
evaluation of e-agriculture strategies in ACP countries? What strategic steps? Key actions and needs? How to
ensure SHF inclusion? target areas; Place of Women and Youth? How to share best practices? How to ensure farmer inclusion? National holistic e-agriculture strategies or estrategies focused on a specific domain (trade, extension, etc.)
  Krishan Bheenick,
Senior Programme
Coordinator (CTA),
Chris Addison, Senior
Programme Coordinator
(CTA) and Pete
Cranston
Meta Card
exercise,
world café
18:15:00 00:10:00 Closing Remarks - Day 2
18:25:00 00:45:00 Cocktail
19:10:00 02:00:00 Dinner
21:10:00   End of Day 2 - Return to hotel Reehorst