GFAR webinar on TAPipedia

  • 14th November 2017
  • by secretary
24 October 2017. The Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP), hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with GFAR, organised a webinar to present TAPipedia, a global information system to enhance knowledge sharing in support of developing capacities for agricultural innovation, established with support of the EU-funded project Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation System (CDAIS).

TAP is an active partner in GFAR’s efforts in fostering collective actions to improve capacity in agri-food research and innovation. The webinar on ‘Sharing Knowledge on Capacity Development (CD) for Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS) through TAPipedia’ raised awareness of the role of TAPipedia in disseminating innovative and systemic approaches for capacity development.

  • Brief introduction to TAPipedia within the context of TAP, by Karin Nichterlein, TAP Secretariat – 
  • Presentation of the interactive section of TAPipedia, including presentation of the factsheets and tools belonging to the TAP CD for AIS cycle, by Giulia Palestini, TAP Secretariat 
  • Presentation of the Trainer’s Manual: Facilitating Capacity Needs Assessment and other resources related to the CDAIS project, by Hans Dobson, AGRINATURA/NRI 
  • Sharing experiences on TAPipedia from Bangladesh, by Nasreen Sultana, CDAIS Bangladesh 

21 November: webinar on The Art and Science of Webcasting and Webstreaming, in which presenters shared their experience with delivering quality live and interactive webcasting or webstreaming products