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UAV-ARSIS Community of Practice workshop II

June 6, 2016 - June 7, 2016

Participants from Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda will attend a participatory Community of Practice workshop at PrideInn Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya on 6 – 7 June 2016. The objectives of the meeting are as follows:

  • Identify/strengthen the communities of practice in support of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Agriculture Remote Sensing Information Systems (ARSIS) innovation
  • Share with participants lessons learned to date by various stakeholder groups in UAV-ARSIS innovation, UAV4AG platform, other experiences in STARS and the enabling environment
  • Continue the learning and assessment of UAV-ARSIS innovation, it products and communication products, and what these mean for your practice
  • Identifying/strengthening the networks of collaboration across stakeholder groups and regions that enable UAV-ARSIS as a sustainable innovation
  • Assessment of where we are, and identification of steps/actions to develop the impact pathways in stakeholder group community of practice, and key actors and actions in support of UAV-ARSIS
  • Towards a theory of change – communities of practice, capacities, enabling conditions: how can ARSIS become part of the tools that improve agriculture and the wellbeing of smallholder farmers?

Invited institutions

  • National bureaus of statistics
  • National Civil Aviation Authorities
  • National Research Institutes
  • Ministries of Agriculture and Livestock/Environment
  • Universities (University of Nairobi, Kenyatta University, Sokoine University, Makerere University and University of Twente – The Netherlands)
  • CG centers (CIAT, CIMMYT, ICRAF, ICRISAT and ILRI)
  • Local Authorities
  • Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)
  • Babban Gona (Nigeria)
  • ASARECA
  • FAO – Nairobi, Kenya
  • Farmers’ associations
  • Media

 

Contact person: Dr. Dieudonné Harahagazwe (d.harahagazwe(at)cgiar.org)

Details

Start:
June 6, 2016
End:
June 7, 2016
Event Category:

Organizer

International Potato Center (CIP), University of Missouri (MU-USA) and University of Nairobi (UoN)
Email:
d.harahagazwe(at)cgiar.org

Venue

Pride Inn Hotel Westlands
Westlands
Nairobi, Nairobi 00200 Kenya
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Phone:
+254-729-866956
Website:
www.prideinn.co.ke