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  • The multi-stakeholder consultation on the establishment of the International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture gathers momentum at CFS46

    CFS delegates attend the side event for the establishment of the digital council Rome. 18 October 2019. The Food and Agriculture Organization hosted and led a multi-stakeholder consultation on the establishment of the International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture in a side event of the Committee of Food Security currently underway in Rome, Italy. The consultation is a follow-up of the mandate given to FAO (through the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) Communique ) to draw up in consultation with stakeholders a concept note for the establishment of an International Digital...
  • FAO webinar series on strengthening agricultural extension and advisory services system

    17 October. Rome . As a part of FAO’s work in transforming National Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services System (EAS), FAO’s Research and Extension Unit wishes to start a webinar series to raise awareness on various challenges and opportunities related to strengthening and reforming EAS. EAS are undergoing a deep transformation due to the changing environment and context in which they operate. The previous top-down approach where EAS would simply transfer the technology to producers, can no longer address modern challenges. It appears to be clear that EAS will - effectively support...
  • China shares its approaches and experiences in digital agriculture and e-commerce transformation for its rural communities

    MARA delegation presents at the 6th FAO Digital Innovation Dialogue session. Part of MARA delegation during the presentation Rome. 11 October 2019 . Mr. Wang Xiaobing, the Director-General of Information Centre at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China (MARA) led a delegation to FAO. The team presented China’s approaches and experiences in digital agriculture and e-commerce transformation for its rural communities at the 6th Digital Innovation Dialogue, held in FAO Headquarters. In recent years, China has made great efforts to promote the integration...