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Conference 6/23: Abt Staff at ICTforAg 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017 1:34 pm - 1:35 pm

Abt Associates is co-sponsoring ICTforAg, a digital development conference focused on agriculture, which will occur on June 23 during USAID’s Digital Development Week. This year’s themes include digital financial services, digital extension services, private sector partnerships, and climate-smart agriculture.

Abt's Hugh McDonough will participate in a plenary session: 

Blockchain for Ag: Demystified and Demarcated
June 23, 10:30 - 11:00 am
Blockchain can help overcome chronic mistrust in farmer finance and supply chains and lower transaction costs through smart contracts. Learn what blockchain really is (hint: it’s not Bitcoin) and its potential through development projects and commercial efforts to transform agricultural services.
Ish Goel, Somish; Violanda de Man, ICS; Mark Tracy, Cargill; Hugh McDonough, Abt Associates

When: Friday, June 23, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Where: Academy Hall, FHI 360, Washington, DC

Read more about the event on the website.

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