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Videos of the Finals of the AgriHack Talent Caribbean activity

Below you will find several videos of the Finals of the AgriHack Talent Caribbean activity. The first video is a 7 min film on the overall activity. The other videos present teams of finalists, including winners, talking about their product and their experience of the activity. More will be shared in the coming days here.

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Pest Contol Mobile Application, and Much More

Troy Weekes and Mortimer Seale shares the possibilities that their mobile application CropGuard can offer to address pest control and help farmers. While initially a pest control prototype, networking and brainstorming with communities have revealed a myriad of other uses that the application can fulfil. Read more on the ARDYID website http://bit.ly/Cropguard-barbados

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Jamaican app to be launched after hackathon on climate-smart agriculture

A Jamaican-designed app that connects farmers to markets and helps them to plan their planting season has won funding from an investor after being shortlisted for the finals of the CTA Hackathon on Climate Smart Agriculture. Called RevoFarm, the app was developed by a team of three young Jamaicans and was one of eight finalists in

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Moving towards enhanced agricultural open data in the Caribbean

An inquiry into open data in the Caribbean has found that the agriculture sector could benefit significantly if information was more freely available and widely shared. The CTA report, Agricultural Open Data in the Caribbean, is part of an investigation by the Centre into how open data can contribute to agricultural knowledge acquisition, effective ICT4Ag apps development,

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Pictures of the Finals of AgriHack Talent Caribbean at CWA2014

About the event: Eight teams of young application developers, coming from six Caribbean countries took part in the Regional Finals of the AgriHack Talent competition at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Paramaribo, Suriname from 5 – 9 October 2014. During the various sessions at the finals, the participants received advice from experts in agriculture and

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Young Jamaican team wins AgriHack Talent Caribbean contest at 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture

And the winner is… Node420, from Jamaica. The team’s application, also called Node420, offers real-time weather analysis and automatic yield forecasts for farmers. The AgriHack Talent Caribbean contest, organised by CTA and partners, came to a close during the 13th Caribbean Week of Agriculture, held this week in Paramaribo, Suriname. The winning teams designed agricultural

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Winners of the AgriHack Talent Caribbean announced!

Eight teams of young application developers, coming from six Caribbean countries took part in the Regional Finals of the AgriHack Talent competition at the Caribbean Week of Agriculture in Paramaribo, Suriname from 5 – 9 October 2014. During the various sessions at the finals, the participants received advice from experts in agriculture and ICT, and

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Winners of the St Kitts and Nevis leg of the AgriHack Talent Caribbean announced

(Original article by written by: zizonline.com – more below) Basseterre, St. Kitts — The combined team of People Employment Programme (PEP) graphic designers and marketers, and Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) programmers and researchers has won the St. Kitts-Nevis leg of AgriHack Talent Caribbean competition. Three teams participated in the local challenge named CODE SKN

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“Team Agri-Info” wins Trinidad-leg of AgriHack Talent Competition!

Friday 12th September, 2014 saw the awarding of four students of the Success Laventille Composite and St George’s College with the winning prize for the Trinidad leg of the Regional AgriHack Competition. The Form Four students Kris Adams, Mikaeel Andrews, Nicholai Rajkumar and Jairaj Singh call themselves ‘Team Agri-Info‘. They were also adjudged the People’s

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Agri-Hack Talent Caribbean: National hackathon event kicks off in Suriname!

The Agri-Hack Talent initiative is gradually taking shape in the Caribbean. Following the selection of challenges that the applications to be developed will address, and the selection of partners/hubs for the competition, the first national hackathon event kicked off in Suriname.

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