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AGROVOC use case by GODAN Programme for Capacity Development (GP4CD)

GODAN Programme for Capacity Development (GP4CD) is a non profit organisation that works to support and promote the creation and implementation of open data platforms and adoption of technology and tools towards agriculture growth and transformation in the South to South in line with the GODAN Nairobi Declaration, that was signed by Ministers from 15 […]

Global entrepreneurship week- food as medicine

Actors in personalized therapeutic, nutrition, researchers,  academics and private sector innovators will convene in GEW 2021 to evaluate progress and plan next steps. Join us and be part of this evolving global HEANDS initiative! TIME: Nov 10, 2021 11:00AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Meeting ID: 811 4974 6610 Passcode : 924082

119th OGC Member Meeting Virtual 14-18 June 2021

During the 119th OGC Member Meeting, Members and Non-Members alike will be able to explore subjects such as Defense and Intelligence, Climate, and Transportation to collectively problem solve critical issues. Tomorrow’s innovations start with today’s dedication. Join keynotes, special sessions, and working groups that are evolving location technologies and standards across the globe.

Call for Case Studies: Tell us about your experience using AGROVOC!

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is accepting case studies about adoption and use of the AGROVOC multilingual thesaurus.  AGROVOC turns 40! FAO would like to collect experiences of how AGROVOC is used and by whom. Organizations using the thesaurus are invited to share how the world’s largest controlled set of […]

GODAN Programme for Capacity Development (GP4CD) Approach to Capacity Building for SMEs

The GODAN Programme for Capacity Development (GP4CD) SME Empowerment Programme has started at the Ubuntu Junior Academy, where we shall anchor the strategic focus of Ubuntu as they create a structured engagement with their technical and operational team members. We have laid a foundation on the co-creation of organizational vision road journey driven by individual […]

Calling all ICT4D and AgTech developers working on projects in South and East Africa!

IFAD are currently mapping initiatives in order to better understand what is going on in the AgTech space in Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA). Please take a few minutes to fill in the Airtable survey with any projects you have been involved in, even if just at concept note stage, before 16 April 2021: The research will help IFAD […]

WealthFest Africa 2020

This is an initiative towards bringing together business people across the continent of Africa to learn and network with an aim of exploring the diverse opportunities available in the continent of Africa.  

Youth Empowerment through online learning – Jon Muruka work

Jon Muruka is an  Environmental graduate, founder, and owner of Ntaka Waste Management, headquartered in Vihiga County. His innovation of turning everyday household and industrial waste into briquettes won him 3rd place nationally in this year’s National Youth Council, FursaVsVirus Challenge. GODAN Programme for Capacity Development (GP4CD) has not only been instrumental in funding 2 […]

Gender Action Learning System (GALS) Graduation

Gender Action Learning System (GALS) is a community-led empowerment methodology using specific participatory processes and diagram tools that aims to give women as well as men more control over their lives as the basis for individual, household, community and organizational development. The key focus of the program is to analyze and breakthrough gender based barriers […]

Commonwealth Youth Awards 2021 open for entries

Everyone here is or will be a recipient of a scholarship programme made possible by a partnership between GODAN Programme for Capacity Development (GP4CD) and Commonwealth of Learning. Here is another opportunity for Youths on the platform from COL. Exceptional young people can now submit entries for the 2021 Commonwealth youth awards to win prestigious […]