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AgriTech Seminar 2020

8 October 2020 10:00 am - 12:30 pm SAST

Free

The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) will be hosting a virtual AgriTech Seminar, focusing on the role of information and communication technology (ICT) in the Agri-food sector in Covid-19 pandemic times.

The event will feature five speakers:

  • Mandlenkosi Nkomo from Solidaridad Network will be speaking on technology for small holder farmer transformation.
  • Asif Valley from Microsoft South Africa’s presentation will explore enabling transformation in agriculture.
  • Prof Sue Walker from the ARC–ISCW will be introducing AgroCloud for agrometeorological information.
  • Sandile Ngcamphalala from the ARC will look at closing the information gap between researchers and farmers.
  • Michael Breetzke from Swift Geospatial will be discussing the uses of high cadence satellite imagery for small scale agricultural monitoring.

Contact Ria Mgidi, GDARD, Tel +27 072 715-6635, ria.mgidi@gauteng.gov.za
Register: https://arcg.is/0zXuX8

Details

Date:
8 October 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm SAST
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
https://arcg.is/0zXuX8

Venue

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