CCDKM : Training on “Agritech Using ICTs”, Girls in ICT day 2019

The Agritech using ICT training is being held under the Girls in ICT Day program for Thailand jointly with Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (Thailand) and Food and Agriculture Organization from 25-26 April 2019 at FAO, Bangkok together with several partners. This program aims to build skills of more than 40 girls and young women. The description of the work to be carried out under this quotation is mentioned above.

Brief Overview:

Under the International Girls in ICT Day event, the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES), Thailand and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) conducts capacity building programmes aimed at imparting digital skills in various thematic areas to young women and girls, in Thailand. One of the key thematic area under this program is on enhancing digital skills of young women and girls in agriculture. This training is organized in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and with support from partners including (NBTC), UNESCO, DTAC, CCKDM, NECTEC, CISCO and GIC (AIT).


Day 1 (25 April)

8:30-9:00 Registration
 9:00-9:30 Opening Session

– Ioane Koroivuki, ITU

– Kundhavi Kadiresan, Assistant Director General and Regional Representative, FAO Asia-Pacific

– MDES / NBTC (Thailand)Group Photo followed by tea/coffee

09:45-10:00 Role of advanced digital technologies in agriculture: Trends from Asia-Pacific [FAO]
10:00-12:00 Agritech using ICTs in Thailand
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 15:30 Drones in agriculture
Blockchain in agriculture
Digital solutions to drive innovations in agriculture
15:30 – 15:45 Tea/Coffee
15:45 – 17:00 Advanced digital technologies and agritech start-ups

Day 2 (26 April)

9:00-9:30 ICT and Social media: Encouraging youth in addressing environmental challenges 
9:30-10:30 Digital Entrepreneurship


10:30-10:45 Tea/Coffee Break

– Advanced ICT applications in agriculture

12:00-13:00 Lunch

– Advanced ICT applications in agriculture

14:30-14:45 Tea/Coffee

– Advanced ICT applications in agriculture

16:30-16:45 Closing


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