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This webinar\, \;ICT4Ag: The New Technologi es That Will Achieve Food Security\, is \;part of an ongoing \;< /span>se ries around \;ICT4D\, that is \;exploring \;new ICT innovations. \;We will \;discuss \;the challenges of acceptan ce and distribution of those technologies in agricultural programs.

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1. Overview of New ICT Technologies for Agriculture

2. Lessons Le arned from the Field

3. Using Big Data to Improve ICT4Ag Programs a nd Their Sustainability

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  • How to successfully int egrate research and policy in the development program?
  • What are the most common implementation challenges of ICT4D programs in th e agricultural sector? How to overcome those?
  • What ICT4 D technologies should be introduced first for better acceptance?
  • What is the real promise of data-driven agriculture and its prac tical challenges?
  • Discussing sustainability and capacit y building: What happens if the project is over? \;< /li>
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S onja Ruetzel\, \;ICT4D Conference Manager\, C atholic Relief Services

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Dr. Kathr yn Clifton\, \;ICT4D Knowledge Management and Communication's Specialist at Catholic Relief Services< /p>

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Giacomo Ramba ldi\, \;Senior Programme Coordinator\, ICT4D Innovation at the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)

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Brian King\, Coordinator\, \;< /strong>CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture at Internation al Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)