From 16th April to 7th May 2014, the Technical Centre or Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the African Youth Foundation (AYF) organised an e-debate on “Enhancing Young Women’s engagement in ICT and Agriculture” to celebrate the International Girls in ICT Day.
The objectives of the e-debate were to:
- Discuss the objectives and the use of ICT by young girls and women in the agricultural sector and share experiences from various ACP countries;
- Discuss the opportunities, challenges faced and perspectives concerning the use of ICT by young women agricultural or ICT entrepreneurs offering services for the agricultural sector; and
- Contribute to the celebration of the International Girls in ICT Day.
The discussion witnessed participation from the members subscribed on the discussion group. At the time of the e-debate, over 500 people were subscribed to the mailing list. The different contributions came from Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Dominica, D.R. Congo, Ghana, Jamaica, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Nigeria, Tanzania, The Netherlands, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Uganda and Zambia.
Download the e-debate report to know more about the initiatives and experiences shared, the challenges identified, and the proposed recommendations: Enhancing Young Women’s engagement in ICT and Agriculture
More information on the e-Debate: http://bit.ly/1iAJ89l
Check the original e-debate report on Ardyis CTA.