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Posts on the topic "foresters"

Posts on the topic "foresters"

  • Webinar: COVID-19 response and digitalization in Europe and Central Asia

    About the webinar The webinar on COVID-19 response and digitalization aims to present a number of technologies out of the wide digital agriculture range, their interconnectivity and potential benefits, as well as challenges to practical implementation during the pandemic. This webinar will help identify the regional trends in agriculture during the pandemic, share the experience of various partners advancing on the digital rural transformation path and building resilience when faced with a crisis. Digitalization is embedded in FAO’s programme of work in Europe and Central Asia, which is...
  • “Digitalization is the way of the new life and the new economy”

    FAO Director-General emphasizes responsibility and opportunity to overcome digital divide and make technologies available for rural smallholders 18 May 2021, Rome - Digital agriculture can drive the transformation of agri-food systems necessary to eliminate hunger, reduce poverty and build a better future for all humankind, QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said today. "Digitalization is the way of the new life and the new economy," he said at the World Summit on the Information Society ( WSIS ) Forum 2021. "This is both a...
  • High-level Thematic Debate on Digital Cooperation and Connectivity

    Date : 27 April 2020 Online : Watch the event on UN TV Event Page : https://www.un.org/pga/75/digital-cooperation-and-connectivity/ Abstract In light of the importance of addressing the digital divide in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Sustainable Development Goals, the President of...
  • Zoominar IX: Role of Farmer Organizations in Agri-Food Systems Innovation

    Background In the context of COVID-19 outbreak, FAO RNE is organizing this Zoominar on Farmer organizations’ role in promoting innovation to increase food security, and sustainable rural development. Since the early spread of COVID-19, FAO underscored the crucial role of farmer organizations in increasing resilience and rethinking priorities of food security policies to keep food supply chains alive and to achieve the SDGs. In this critical context, FAO is highlighting the merit of scaling up innovation in agriculture, including digitalization and e-commerce; producing more food, in a more...
  • Zoominar VIII: Innovation in social protection in response to COVID-19 in the NENA region: Building on best practices cases

    Background The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread throughout the Near East and North Africa (NENA) - Arab States region. The pandemic will have huge impacts on public health and represents already an unprecedented shock to economies, food systems and labour markets globally and in the NENA region, affecting rural poverty and resilience. It is estimated that an additional 8.3 million people in the region could fall into poverty. Given this broader impact, the consequences of COVID-19 pandemic require responses that go far beyond the health sector; including measures to assist...
  • Blockchain Application in Seafood Value Chains

    Blog published by Erik van Ingen on 06.05.2020 FAO just published a circular entitled, " Blockchain application in seafood value chains ". This publication contributes to equipping value chain actors with technical and managerial capacities to develop inclusive, efficient and sustainable...
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  • Impacts of digitisation for agriculture

    ICT Update No. 93 published Over the last 20 years, the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has followed and reported on the changing landscape in ICTs for agriculture through the ICT Update . Last year, CTA published the Digitalisation of African Agriculture Report, 2018-2019 which advocated for the digital agricultural transformation that can feed the developing world, including Africa. ICT Update Issue 93 highlights This issue catalogues some projects and programmes CTA has done and how these are tackling the impacts of digitisation in agriculture. Some selected...