Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Friday, June 6, 2014

IST-Africa 2014

6 - 9 May 2014. Mauritius. Hosted by the Government of Mauritius through the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and the National Computer Board, and Supported by the European Commission (EC) and African Union Commission (AUC), IST-Africa 2014 (06 - 09 May) was the ninth in an annual series of Ministerial Level Technology Research Conferences. IST-Africa 2014 was technically

IST-Africa 2014 was very successful with over 460 delegates from 44 countries actively participated over the 4 days. Please download the Conference Report for more information.
co-sponsored by IEEE Mauritius Subsection and IEEE UK&RI Social Implications of Technology Chapter. Final papers accepted for inclusion in the Proceedings (following updates as a result of the blind peer review) will also be submitted to IEEE Xplore for publication.


Joint IST-Africa CAAST-Net Plus Session
Melissa Plath
  • IST-Africa, Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa, Ireland
  • CAAST-Net Plus, Melissa Plath, UniPID, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Introduction to Horizon 2020, Morten Moller, Programme Coordination, DG CONNECT, European Commission
  • Agriculture, Health, Environment 2014/2015 Calls in H2020, Melissa Plath, UniPID, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • George Essegbey, CSIR, Science and Technology Policy Research, Institute, Ghana
  • LEIT (ICT) 2015 Calls in H2020, Paul Cunningham, IIMC / IST-Africa, Ireland
  • Cattle Monitoring System Using Wireless Sensor Network in Order to Prevent Cattle Rustling, Patrick Nkwari, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • PotatoSense: A Wireless Sensor Network System for Precision Agriculture, Kavi Kumar Khedo, University of Mauritius, Mauritius
  • A Prototype Mobile Monitoring System for Hydroponic Agriculture, Loic Ndame, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, South Africa
  • FOODIE – Open Data for Agriculture, Karel Charvat, Help service remote sensing s.r.o., Czech Republic

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