Unlocking the potential of Open Data to promote Agribusiness for Youths in Africa

24 February 2020. The Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Webinar – Unlocking the potential of Open Data to promote Agribusiness for Youths in Africa.

In this webinar, Stephen Kalyesubula and Paul Kasoma, YITEDEV-Ug (Youths in Technology and Development Uganda) shared some of the biological and technological pathways taken to unlock the value of on-farm-off-farm data and also promote sustainable Agribusiness among the youths in Uganda. They also shared how the desert locust wave is sweeping farms in Uganda and the future implications of this outbreak to Ugandan farmers, while highlighting the relevance and the benefits of the Agri-Data Forum.

Video recording forthcoming
  • Stephen Kalyesubula is a certified computer engineer from Makerere University, Kampala-Uganda with 4 years’ experience in embedded system design, network engineering and software development. He works among others as a project manager at Youths in Technology and Development Uganda (YITEDEV-Uganda) focusing on Data for Agriculture. 
  • Paul Kasoma is an agro-Technologist, a data scientist, Information systems developer as well as a trainer,

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