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e-Agriculture is a global community of practice that facilitates dialogue, information exchange and sharing of ideas related to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for sustainable agriculture and rural development.

The mission of e-Agriculture is to facilitate the discussion on the adoption and use of ICTs and digital innovations in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, natural resource management and rural development.

e-Agriculture was born out of Action Line C7 ICT Applications: e-agriculture from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO of the UN) was assigned as facilitator of this action line and also took up the role of the facilitation of the e-Agriculture Community of Practice

News and e-Agriculture

  • Special issue on Internet of Everything

    The​​​​me The Internet of Everything (IoE) is the interconnection of people, processes, data, and things. It was conceptualized by CISCO as the natural evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT), in the aim of including the entire realm of information sources and destinations in one paradigm.Although the IoE concept has attracted the increasing attention of the scientific community since its introduction, the research results achieved so far have only just scratched the surface leaving the very fundamental questions regarding the IoE unanswered. In fact, the IoE has characteristics in terms of...
  • Azerbaijan gets digital with “eagro”

    Electronic Agricultural Information System – e-agriculture in Azerbaijan Currently, the sector accounts for less than 10 percent of the country’s gross domestic product and employs around 40 percent of the population. To further develop the agriculture sector, the government of Azerbaijan has adopted a strategic roadmap on agricultural production and processing in 2016 that foresees the establishment of an integrated electronic information portal was one of the major targets aiming to create a unified system that incorporates basic principles of the data management to form a comprehensive...
  • Webinar series - Nutrition in a Digital World Episode 4: Digital solutions for nutrition sensitive programming

    We are happy to invite all e-agriculture users to the final episode of the UNSCN webinar series “Nutrition in a Digital World” ( Flyer ), Episode 4 – Digital solutions for nutrition sensitive programming on Thursday 17 December 2020, 14:00-15:30 (CET). The webinar series has brought together a wide range of experts and a wealth of knowledge to explore how digital technologies are being applied throughout the food system, influencing the ways people interact with it and potentially redefining their food environments. You can find full recordings and presentations from each webinar on the UNSCN...