Elisabetta Demartis

Italy

Biography

Elisabetta Demartis is a digital journalist and researcher, dealing with the question of how ICTs can positively influence the development of our society, with a particular focus on the African countries. She is passionate about ICT4D and innovation for agriculture and human rights. She collaborates with the University of Turin and other institutions and she is the project manager of Agritools, a research journalism project that investigates the use of ICT for agriculture by African startups and organizations.

Funded projects

Agritools – Green ICTs in African Lands

Agritools is a journalistic research project that aims to understand the real effects of the use of ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) in the field of agriculture, fisheries and livestock in Africa.

Agritools – Crowdsourcing Stories on ICT for Agriculture in Africa

The project will crowdsource and map African ICT for agriculture initiatives.