RADA signs MOU with MSBM

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed formalizing the continuing Open Data in Agriculture initiative between the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) and the Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM). The MOU explores Information and Communication Technology (ICT) enabled innovations to support the enhanced delivery of Agricultural Extension services to farmers across Jamaica.

The agreement signals efforts to forge value-adding partnerships between Agriculture, Academia and the local technology community to benefit from the collective wealth of data, research resources and technical expertise resident between the public and private sectors and academia. Harnessing the synergy from these three constituents may play a significant national and economic development of which agriculture is one of the pillars.

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