Wireless Wednesday: Enhancing the use of reliable agro-weather data by farmers
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EAT)
The focus group discussion will seek to find out from the stakeholders how accurate, weather information dissemination,personal weather stations and agronomic practices affect agriculture and how technology can be used to help farmers.
Key discussants at the meetup will be:
- Simon Gathara, Assistant Director Kenya Meteorological Department
- A representative from Kilimo Salama
- Yumbya Ben, Crop Development Officer, Tala
- Farmers from different regions kenya
- Representative from Climate Change Unit, Ministry of Agriculture
- Among others
The event will take place from 10:00 am to 3:00pm.
When & Where
m:lab East Africa
m:lab East Africa is a consortium of four organizations aiming to be a leader in identifying, nurturing and helping to build sustainable enterprises in the knowledge economy. The consortium members and their roles are :-
- eMobilis, Education, training, accredition and certification.
- World Wide Web Foundation – curriculum and content, training and Education
- The University of Nairobi School of Computing and Informatics for rigorous academic research
- iHub for community interaction, development space, events and access to capital and markets