E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "gender"

Posts on the topic "gender"

  • Invitation to participate in the e-consultation on digital agriculture investments and digital transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) invite you to participate in the ‘"e- Consultation on digital agriculture investments and digital transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa. (instructions found below) The e-Consultation will take place on the e-Agriculture platform from the 27th of October 2020 to the 9th of November 2020. ​ Background to the e-consultation In an era of digital inclusion, Africa stands to gain exponentially from the adoption of digital technologies towards the realization of SDGs. In the...
  • Virtual panel on: Accelerating progress on the SDGs through Information and Communication Technologies and WSIS Action Lines

    Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are progressing rapidly and affecting people’s daily lives in the digital era. To an unprecedented extent during the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of ICTs has been critical in responding to crisis. The importance of ICTs is specifically recognized in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as a crucial enabler in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and as a catalyst for development. This session will focus on the WSIS Action Lines and the alignment of the WSIS and SDGs processes, including WSIS Forum, WSIS Stocktaking, WSIS...
  • World Statistics Day 2020

    On World Statistics Day, let's shine a light on FAO data On World Statistics Day , take some time to read about what FAO is doing to ensure that high-quality and internationally comparable data on food and agriculture are produced and made accessible to all. Coinciding both with the 75th...
  • Is there a potential in adopting Artificial Intelligence in food and agriculture sector, and can it transform food systems and with what impact?

    By Thembani Malapela In brief AI and Machine Learning technologies could transform the agri-food systems and help ending hunger. UN-Wide System is adopting the Artificial Intelligence in its programmes. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is adopting and experimenting with AI and Machine Learning across the agriculture domain. FAO is also aware of the impact of AI and is now a signatory to the " Rome Call for AI Ethics " Introduction In 2017, l wrote a blog on whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) can improve agricultural productivit y and at that time, the...
  • Webinar on "Building Smart Villages: A Blueprint"

    ITU is organising " Building Smart Villages: A Blueprint ". A comprehensive Whole-of-Government approach for Rural Digital Transformation" webinar to be held 25 June 2020 at 14:00-15:30 Geneva time. In collaboration with Niger National Agency for the Information Society (ANSI), ITU is releasing a...
  • Webinar on "Building Smart Villages: A Blueprint"

    [As published by our partner International Telecommunications Union] In collaboration with Niger National Agency for the Information Society (ANSI), ITU is releasing a new joint publication entitled “ Building Smart Villages: A Blueprint ” to promote a promising approach to bringing meaningful connectivity and initiating digital transformation at disadvantaged rural communities in low- and middle-income countries. To oficially launch this publication, ITU is organising "Building Smart Villages: A Blueprint. A comprehensive Whole-of-Government approach for Rural Digital Transformation" webinar...