Asia-Pacific

APCICT celebrates the Girls in ICT Day by imparting digital skills to girls and young women in Thailand

Girls in ICT_Smart Farming

As part of the 2020 Girls in ICT Day celebration in Thailand, APCICT conducted a training based on its Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) programme under the Smart Farming Track to enhance digital skills of young women and girls in agriculture.  The virtual training aims to increase knowledge on the opportunities that digital technologies offer in catalyzing women’s entrepreneurship as well as to introduce emerging ICT tools and applications. 

The Smart Farming Track was organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (MDES), National Broadcasting and Telecommunications (NBTC), International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), DTAC, and the Research Center of Communication and Development Knowledge Management (CCDKM). The e-Training was attended by a total of 70 female participants.   

Handouts and presentation materials featuring the WIFI Programme (in Thai language) under the Smart Farming Track can be accessed and downloaded below.

Photo credit: Girls in ICT Asia Pacific

For further information, please visit: https://www.girlsinict-asiapacific.com/  

 

Organizer
MDES, NBTC, ITU, FAO, DTAC and CCDKM
Location
Virtual
Creation Date
Date
Aug 20th 2020 - Sep 16th 2020

Webinar on Digital Technologies for Disaster Risk Management (Virtual Launch of APCICT Academy Module on ICT for Disaster Risk Management)

APCICT organized a webinar on “Digital Technologies for Disaster Risk Management” (Virtual Launch of APCICT Academy Module on ICT for Disaster Risk Management) on Thursday, 27 August 2020, 1:30 PM (Bangkok time), 3:30 PM (Korea time).

The virtual launch of the APCICT Academy module on “ICT for Disaster Risk Management” introduced the newly developed contents by Dr. Cees Van Westen and Dr. Manzul Kumar Hazarika. It also provided an overview of how ICTs can be used for disaster risk management.