Apps4Africa Challenge 2012
The Apps4Africa 2012 Business Challenge is a competitive funding program open to African innovators, startups, and businesses.
Deadline: 30th December 2012
Royal Agricultural College: Land and Food Fellowships for Africans
The UK's Royal Agricultural College offers the Land and Food Fellowships to African students for the MSc in international rural development, and MSc in sustainable agriculture and food security.
Deadline: 7th January 2013
FAO Vacancy: Partnership Officer (Private Sector)
Under the overall guidance of the Chief Partnerships and Advocacy Branch (OCPP) and the direct supervision of the Liaison Officer (Private Sector) and as part of one or more multidisciplinary teams, the incumbent will contribute to the development and strengthening of partnerships with all the different actors in the private sector to accomplish FAO’s mandate.
Deadline: 10th January 2013
Apply to Be a Presenter: 5th ICT4D Conference – Accra, Ghana
The organisers are now accepting abstracts from organizations that would like to send presenters to the conference. They have reserved slots at the conference for case study presentations and/or demonstrations of ICT4D solutions by technology firms and their partners.
Deadline: 11th January 2013
RUFORUM Call for Applications: Doctoral Regional Scholarships
Call for PhD candidates from West Africa and RUFORUM member universities to apply for Doctoral Regional Scholarships to attend any one of RUFORUM Regional PhD Programmes.
Deadline: Vary from 15th January 2013 to 15th February 2013, depending on the PhD Programmes
ILRI Vacancy: Data Analyst
The Poverty, Gender and Innovations theme is seeking to recruit a Data Analyst to create and manage the literature data base. She/he will also be tasked with assisting in conducting literature reviews, data analysis and preparing various kinds of reports as assigned.
Deadline: 15th January 2013
FAO Vacancy: Agricultural Research Officer
Under the general guidance of the Executive Director of the CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council (ISPC) Secretariat and supervision of a Senior Officer, the incumbent will provide technical support and advice to the ISPC Secretariat primarily through backstopping activities of the Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA).
Deadline: 18th January 2013
Apply Now for TechWomen: a Professional Mentorship and Exchange Program
Harnessing the power of business, technology and innovation, TechWomen brings emerging women leaders in technology sectors from the Middle East and Africa together with their American counterparts for a professional mentorship and exchange program at leading companies in the United States.
Deadline: 22nd February 2013
ILO launches global photo contest "WORK4YOUTH"
The objective of the contest is to highlight the challenges young people face in the workplace, as well as innovative ideas to address them. Photos submitted by participants should capture youth at work (in different places and under various conditions) in a creative and original manner. Photographers are invited to focus specifically on working conditions, gender barriers, discrimination, informality, entrepreneurship, working poverty, migration, precarious work, and the rural economy, among others.
Deadline: 15th April 2013
Call for papers: Sixth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD2013)
Held in cooperation with ACM SIGCHI and ACM SIGCAS, ICTD2013 will provide an international forum for scholarly researchers exploring the role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in social, political, and economic development.
Deadline: 1st May 2013
KENYA: New Mobile Phone Money-Saving System to Help Small Scale Business People Access Loans (IQ4News)
The evaluation of mobile phone application upon the smallholder farmer's productivity in East Africa (e-Agriculture)
DairyCents Mobile App (Penn state Extension)
An inconvenient truth? (Kiwanja.net)
Four ways how technology can boost African farming (How we made it in Africa)
Empowering farmers through SMS (The Guardian)
Creating more and better jobs in Kenya (World Bank)
2012 – A year in review (CTA)
Green growth and jobs for youth (UNDESA)
Awareness level of use of Information Communication Technologies tools among Extension officers in the North- West Province, South Africa. (Life Science Journal 2012)
The Importance of ICTs in the Provision of Information for Improving Agricultural Productivity and Rural Incomes in Africa (UNDP)
Natural World: Farm for the Future (hoefinghoff)
Life Apps | Silicon Savannah | Reframing Rio+20 (tvelnspiring Change)
"Agriculture is the fastest way to make money in Nigeria" (afrimindVideos)
Magic Show Teaches Kids About Agriculture (GeorgiaFarm Monitor)