General Data Protection Regulation: Guidance to Dgroups Foundation from WA-Research

June 04, 2018  |   en,partnership,platform   |     |   0 Comment

On May 25, 2018, the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. The Dgroups Foundation has received confirmation that WA Research, the company that hosts and develops the dgroups.org website, is fully compliant with the GDPR. Details are included in the guidance note that the Dgroups Board has received by WA Research - see text below or download in PDF. [su_button url="https://www.dgroups.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/201805-GDPR_Guidance_from_WA-Research_final2.pdf" target="blank"]Download the guidance note (pdf)[/su_button] We’re sure you are aware of the ...

Case study: Using Dgroups to map rules and regulations governing the use of drones

May 25, 2018  |   dgroups,en   |     |   0 Comment

Giacomo Rambaldi from CTA is a long time user and supporter of Dgroups, having used the platform for more than a decade now. During a recent webinar organized in partnership between FAO-Dgroups, Giacomo presented one specific Dgroup he is administering and that deals with the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones technology for agriculture. [su_button url="https://www.dgroups.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Case-Study-Dgroups-CTA-UAV4Ag-Final.pdf" target="blank"]Download the case study (pdf)[/su_button] Watch the video presentation below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yoFDQOAOvg (see also the

Case study: Using Dgroups to bring together a global community of purpose

May 15, 2018  |   dgroups,en   |     |   0 Comment

Neil Pakenham Walsh is the Coordinator of Healthcare Information For All (HIFA) and is the current Chair of the Dgroups Foundation. In a recent webinar organized in partnership between FAO-Dgroups, Neil presented the work that HIFA does and why Dgroups is a cornerstone of its success. [su_button url="https://www.dgroups.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Case-Study-Dgroups-HIFA-Final.pdf" target="blank"]Download the case study (pdf)[/su_button] Watch the video presentation below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_gWB9DJOkQ (see also the slides used in the webinar) Healthcare Information For All (HIFA) is ...

Case study: Using Dgroups for stakeholder engagement and participation in the FAO Farmer Field School

April 19, 2018  |   dgroups,en   |     |   0 Comment

During a recent webinar organized in partnership between FAO-Dgroups, Suzanne Phillips from the Farmer Field School Team in the Plant Production and Protection Division of the FAO presented how they have been using Dgroups to connect a global and growing community of field school practitioners together. [su_button url="https://www.dgroups.info/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Case-Study-Dgroups-FAO-FFS-Final.pdf" target="blank"]Download the case study (pdf)[/su_button] Watch the video presentation below: https://youtu.be/xH35gddLJOw (see also the slides used in the webinar) The Farmer Field School (FFS) approach is an ...

An introduction to Dgroups [9-minute video presentation]

April 11, 2018  |   dgroups,partnership,platform   |     |   1 Comment

Dgroups is a longstanding, successful international development initiative, like few others. It has been online since 2002, and hundreds of thousands of development professionals use it regularly in their work.  Some, however, may be less familiar with it or may have just heard about it. So what is Dgroups? During a recent webinar organized in partnership between FAO-Dgroups, Saskia Harmsen from the Dgroups Board gave a short introduction to ...