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Presentation by Michael Riggs of FAO at the WSIS Project Prize winners’ session. 16 May 2012. Geneva.

Presentation by Michael Riggs of FAO at the WSIS Project Prize winners’ session. 16 May 2012. Geneva.

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  • 1. World Summit on the Information SocietyMichael RiggsKnowledge and Capacity for DevelopmentFAO FAO (C) 2012 www.wsis.org/stocktaking/prizes
  • 2. World Summit on the Information Society e-Agriculture MissionServe as a catalyst for institutions and individualsin agriculture and rural development toshare knowledge, learn from others, andimprove decision making about the vital role ofICTs to empower rural communities, improverural livelihoods, and build sustainable agricultureand food security. www.wsis.org/stocktaking/prizes
  • 3. World Summit on the Information Society e-Agriculture Founding Partners www.wsis.org/stocktaking/prizes
  • 4. World Summit on the Information Society e-Agriculture Members Information & communication specialists Researchers Farmers Students Policy makers Entrepreneurs Development professionals www.wsis.org/stocktaking/prizes
  • 5. World Summit on the Information Society e-Agriculture Activity • on the Internet www.e-agriculture.org • at face-to-face events • through members’ projects in countries www.wsis.org/stocktaking/prizes
  • 6. World Summit on the Information Society e-Agriculture Online Forums 4 years, 17 forums, 3 languages, over 50,000 participants www.wsis.org/stocktaking/prizes
  • 7. World Summit on the Information Society e-Agriculture Key TopicsCritical issues identified by the Community itself Agricultural value chains and ICT Gender, agriculture and ICTs “ICT in Agriculture” Sourcebook with World Bank Mobile telephony in rural areas Public private partnerships for ICT in agriculture Rural digital divide www.wsis.org/stocktaking/prizes
  • 8. World Summit on the Information Society e-Agriculture is Sharing & SocialContent Highlights437 Knowledge Base resources1,444 news items435 event listings Social Media76 blog posts 7,604 Twitter followers523 forum posts 1,061 Facebook likes14 policy briefs 899 LinkedIn group members e-Agriculture stats as of 14 May 2012 www.wsis.org/stocktaking/prizes
  • 9. World Summit on the Information Society e-Agriculture’s Success People working together make the Community www.wsis.org/stocktaking/prizes