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Call for Good Practices in Digital Agriculture (or e-Agriculture)

Call dates: 14 November 2019 to 31 January 2020 The FAO Digital Innovation Team through the e-Agriculture Community of Practice is calling for submission of (i) Good Practices or Promising on the use of ICTs and digital innovations in agriculture , and/or (ii) Digital Solutions in Agriculture . The...
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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020

2020 theme: Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters is the foremost creative force for engaging the world's top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and...
Switzerland, Davos

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.

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  • World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

    2020 theme: Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters is the foremost creative force for engaging the world's top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of each year. It will bring together 3,000 participants from around the world, and aim to give concrete meaning to “stakeholder capitalism”, assist governments and international institutions in tracking progress towards the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals, and facilitate discussions on...
  • Agriculture ministers meeting in Berlin welcomes the FAO-designed concept for an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture

    FAO Director-General hails agreement to establish the international body to promote digital technologies for sustainable agriculture and food security As published on FAO News 18 January 2020, Berlin - The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture ( GFFA ) drew to a close today with the agriculture ministers of 71 nations, thanking FAO and the other International Organisations for developing a concept for the establishment of an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture, as requested in the 2019 GFFA Final Communiqué. They welcomed FAO's efforts on the concept and call upon FAO's...
  • The project "Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground" shortlisted for WSIS 2020

    by Giacomo, Rambaldi The project “ Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground ” has been nominate d for voting under the category AL C7. E-agriculture at the World Summit on the Information Society – WSIS Prizes 2020 . You are welcome to register with the WSIS community and cast your vote. Follow this link: http://bit.ly/WSIS2020-vote-now to know more on how to access the voting platform. The deadline for voting is 24 January 2020 . The voting period opened on the 21st of December 2019 and will close on the 24th of January 2020. About the Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground By...