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Posts on the topic "government(s)"

Posts on the topic "government(s)"

  • World Food Day 2020 Celebrations Events

    Every year, a large number of events - from marathons and hunger marches, to exhibitions, cultural performances, contests and concerts – are organised in around 150 countries across the world to celebrate World Food Day. Click here to see events related to World Food Day
  • AI for Good Global Summit

    The 2020 edition of the AI for Good Global Summit is presented as a continuous digital event, featuring weekly programming across multiple formats, platforms and time-zones, including keynotes, expert webinars, project pitches, Q&As, performances, demos, interviews, networking and more. About...
  • CONNECTING YOUTH-LED DIGITAL INNOVATIONS TO FAO PROGRAMMES IN AFRICA

    Session Name: Connecting youth-led digital innovations to FAO and Partners’ Programmes in Africa Date: Monday, 07 September 2020 Time: 11:00 – 13:00 pm Venue: Virtual AGRF Channel Moderated by : Dickson Mbando Naftali, Head of Generation Africa Context: FAO and its patners seek to create a “Digital...
  • WSIS Forum Final Week

    The final week of the Virtual WSIS Forum 2020 takes place on 7-10 September 2020, consisting of policy statements, interactive high-level dialogues, a WSIS Prize ceremony, a ministerial round table as well as a series of WSIS Action Line facilitation meetings. The WSIS Forum programme is completely...
  • Digital Innovation Dialogue on ‘FAO-UNDP Youth Digital Solution for Food and Agriculture’ showcases the importance of Youth in digital transformation times

    Rome - On Wednesday the 29th July 2020, the 9th Session of FAO’s Digital Innovation Dialogue on Youth Digital Solution for Food and Agriculture showcased the synergies between FAO and UNDP Global Centre in Singapore’s work to build an enabling ecosystem and innovation culture for youth agripreneurs to harness digital solutions for food and agriculture. This was the first of more collaborations to come, the dialogue gathered colleagues from the UNDP Global Centre in Singapore and selected finalists of their global agritech programme, [email protected] , together with FAO’s selected innovation...
  • INVITATION TO THE DIGITAL AGRICULTURE SESSION AT WSIS FORUM 2020

    Fostering an Enabling Ecosystem for Food and Agriculture through Digital Innovation at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) 2020 Time 14:00 - 15:00 CEST, Friday, 21 August 2020 REGISTER HERE On Friday 21 August, FAO, in collaboration with ITU and the Zhejiang University, will organize a Session on ‘ Digital Agriculture - Fostering an Enabling Ecosystem for Food and Agriculture through Digital Innovation ’- in the context of the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS+15) 2020 . The detailed program for session is available here . In a world where by 2050 there...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...