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Posts on the topic "decision-makers"

Posts on the topic "decision-makers"

  • FAO and UNDP host the first virtual Digital Innovation Dialogue on Youth Digital Innovation Solutions for Food and Agriculture

    The 9th Session Digital Innovation Dialogue roadshows selected FAO innovation challenge winners and UNDP finalists of the [email protected] programme as teams pitch their solutions. 29 July 2020. Rome, Italy . The Food and Agriculture Organization in collaboration with UNDP Global Centre in Singapore hosted the first virtual Digital Innovation Dialogue on Youth Digital Innovation Solutions for Food and Agriculture online . The session presented a roadshow of eight teams selected from various challenges, for example, from FAO innovation challenge winners and UNDP finalists of the [email protected] programme...
  • Visual Technologies Revolutionizing Food + Agriculture

    Visual Technologies Revolutionizing Food + Agriculture July 29, 2020, 12:00 - 2:00 PM ET Register for this event About this event Visual technologies are powering developments in food and agriculture that will change the way the world grows, manufacturers, transports and consumes food. Visual sensors and computer vision will enable the industry to rise to meet the demands of our world today and are generating massive business and investment opportunities. In this free, virtual event we will give you sneak peek at the findings we will publish in our 2020 LDV Capital Insights report and...
  • World Bank Provides $100 Million to Help Accelerate Digital Transformation in Niger

    As published by WorldBank The World Bank Board of Directors approved today a $100 million International Development Association (IDA)* which includes $50 million credit and $50 million grant to help Niger implement an ambitious program to use digital infrastructure and services to modernize its economy and strengthen access to basic services. Niger suffers from underdeveloped digital infrastructures and, despite the presence of several mobile network operators, the country has one of the lowest levels of telephone coverage in Africa. About half of the population is not covered by mobile...
  • Invitation to Launch KALRO Digital Platforms

    Attached please receive KALRO Digital Platforms Launch Webinar Invitation. Topic: KALRO Digital Platforms Launch By Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives: Hon. Peter G. Munya (MGH)Venue: KALRO Dairy Research Institute Naivasha, Kenya Date: 26th June 2020...
  • ITU-FAO Webinar on Fostering Digital Agriculture in Europe and Central Asia

    Virtual event (Webinar), 22/06/2020 - 22/06/2020 We are pleased to invite all stakeholders to the ITU-FAO webinar on fostering digital agriculture in Europe and Central Asia that will be held on 22 June from 10.00 to 11.00 a.m .​ It provides an opportunity to present results of the new study on the...
  • Duoduo Smart Agriculture Competition launched

    Artificial Intelligence VS Farmers: who can produce the best strawberries It’s man versus machine in a smart agriculture competition pitting top scientists and growers to see whether artificial intelligence or human experience will triumph in producing the best strawberries. The inaugural Duo Duo Smart Agriculture Competition, organized jointly by the China Agricultural University and Pinduoduo, will take place over four months in the plateau of Yunnan Province and see competitors from around the world come up with planting methods that are best suited for the local conditions, using either...
  • An evidence review of the proliferation of digital technology and data analytics in agriculture

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, and Cornell University are spearheading an evidence review of how the proliferation of digital technology and data analytics in agriculture is contributing to the lives of farmers and agricultural service providers in developing country economies. The study team will map, synthesize and describe existing literature to assess how digital agricultural services, delivered individually or as a bundle, act as facilitators and barriers towards achieving outcomes including resiliency, economic growth and sustainability, nutrition, and be inclusive of...