Tech for Food - registration open
International Agricultural Show in Paris, Parc des Expositions, Porte de Versailes
Tuesday, 26th February 2008
Innovative technologies enhancing South countries agriculture are numerous: satellites (telecommunication, Earth observation, localization, navigation), chip cards, solar energy pumps, etc.
Place of encounters in between global agriculture and development experts and role-players, Tech For Food’s objectives are to list and gather initiatives taken around the world as well as specifying propositions on the following topic: new technologies at the service of agriculture and the fight against hunger in the world.
The 2008 symposium edition will focus on mobile phone and internet applications - two technologies more and more accessible in the South:
* access to information (stock exchange prices of staple products in Cameroon)
* access to training (market spies in Tanzania)
* online trading and exchange possibilities (e-money in the Philippines)
* better market adaptation (production diversification in Colombia)
Further information available here.