Discussions

The agenda for Stream Africa 2017 is in your hands. There are six session times a day, hosted in nine different meeting spaces. Each session runs for 1 hour (give or take) and all sessions are led by you, the Stream participants. Here's how it works:

  1. Before Stream - Share your idea - Create a New Discussion by clicking on the blue ‘add idea’ button on the left of this page
  2. Before Stream - Invite others to join you - you can see the participants list at the Participants page.
  3. At Stream - Book a slot - when you arrive on site, write your discussion on the Big Boards

The Stream team is on hand to help. Please get in touch if you'd like to talk an idea through before posting, or would like help finding some co-hosts.


Patricia Safo

JCS Investments

The Internets of Rural Agriculture - the How's and Why's

The internet is increasingly changing the West African lived experience, yet it seems that its reach has been limited to its cities and urban areas. With the huge impact the internet has made on connectivity and development, and the potential to transform agriculture, we need to quickly think of ways to empower rural smallholder farmers with internet access and knowledge. Failure to do this will not only result in widened inequality gap, but also poses a food security risk and fewer chances of attaining real economic development. This discussion will seek answers to how private stakeholders can contribute to facilitating the inclusion of rural agricultural players in the internet boom that their urban counterparts benefit from.

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