Monday, 11 May 2009

IST-Africa 2009 Conference & Exhibition

Hosted by Government of Uganda through the Ministry of ICT, IST-Africa 2009 Conference & Exhibition took place 06 - 08 May 2009 in Kampala, Uganda.

Part of the IST-Africa Initiative, which is supported by the European Commission under the ICT Theme of Framework Programme 7 (FP7), IST-Africa 2009 is the fourth in an Annual Conference Series which brings together senior representatives from leading commercial, government & research organisations across Africa and from Europe, to bridge the Digital Divide by sharing knowledge, experience, lessons learnt and good practice and discussing policy related issues.

FARA presented a paper on Innovative farmer advisory services during the session on AFRIFITA - The Global Strategy for Africa in IT Deployment in Rural Areas.