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Monday, May 15 • 15:00 - 15:45
ICT in ag: Processes for progress LIMITED

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Whether we’re engaging with farmers, partners, colleagues, or beyond to implement an agricultural initiative with an ICT component, one thing remains true: processes - or lack thereof - can make or break a project. Using Oxfam project examples from Cambodia, Bangladesh, and Senegal, we will discuss processes that have proven effective in selecting appropriate technologies; building bridges between private companies, universities, and community-based organizations; and strengthening staff capacity to support ICT in Ag interventions.

Join Oxfam for an interactive session to dig deeper into processes that ensure local ownership and a gender lens in tech usage, and collaborative partnerships for a successful scale-out of a pilot. Attendees will explore what processes matter in their context and participate in hands-on activities with their peers to gain insights that can push their ICT in Ag projects to the next level.

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Mansi Anand

Program Advisor, R4 Rural Resilience Initiative, Oxfam America
Mansi Anand is Advisor for the R4 Rural Resilience Initiative at Oxfam.  In this role, Mansi supports the overall planning and coordination of R4 program that delivers a comprehensive risk-management package to farmers in Ethiopia and Senegal.  The project improves rural resilience... Read More →
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Tapas Chakraborty

ICT and Development Coordinator, Oxfam
Working in the development field for the last 18 years. Committed to bring synergy between the development intervention and action research in Bangladesh and closely working with academic and private sector. Currently managing an action research on ICT potential to agriculture for... Read More →
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Diane Pueschel

Senior Program Advisor, ICT4D, Oxfam
Diane Pueschel is the Senior Advisor for the ICT4D Program at Oxfam America and a leading advocate of applying technology in the service of social justice program objectives. Based in Boston, she drives the development of ICT4D strategies, designs tech-enabled development and humanitarian... Read More →

Monday May 15, 2017 15:00 - 15:45 IST