#ICT4Evaluation conference at IFAD, 6-7 June 2017

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Last week Gnucoop has been selected to participate to a Tech Fair organised by the Independent Office of Evaluation of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as a part of the international conference on ICT4Evaluation, which took place on 6 and 7 June 2017 at the IFAD headquarters in Rome, Italy.

The conference aimed to discuss the latest innovative approaches to the use of ICTs in evaluation and featured best practices that have emerged from the experiences of development organizations and the private sector across the world. The conference set out to explore what is possible today, and what the future holds. The ICT4Evaluation conference was organized around three main topics:

  1. ICT applied to data collection
  2. ICT applied to data analysis
  3. ICT applied to data dissemination

The Tech Fair, held in parallel to the conference, on 7 June, gave participants an opportunity a more hands-on experience of the technologies and services explored at the conference.

This made visible and facilitated a broader understanding of the technological opportunities that are available today. Our Communication Officer Giuditta at the Tech Fair

Gnucoop brought his TWINE project, a web-based platform currently used by UNHCR in refugee operations for data collection and reporting.

Exhibitors at the tech fair, among others, included: Aptivate, Akvo Foundation, Development Gateway, Dobility (SurveyCTO), Echo Mobile, Energypedia, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Relief Applications/Tropical Health, TechnoServe, Inc., Texifter and VECO International.

For more info, check out the website of the Conference.