Digital Agriculture Transformation Seminar

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has organized the Digital Agriculture Transformation Seminar which will be held on the 12th and 13th of June, 2019. The theme of the seminar is 'The challenges to be addressed'. Agenda Wednesday, 12 June 2019 Time Agenda Item 8:30 Accreditation of...

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