E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "researchers"

Posts on the topic "researchers"

  • 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...
  • World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020

    2020 theme: Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters is the foremost creative force for engaging the world's top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of each year...
  • Agriculture ministers meeting in Berlin welcomes the FAO-designed concept for an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture

    FAO Director-General hails agreement to establish the international body to promote digital technologies for sustainable agriculture and food security As published on FAO News , and re-shared for the benefits of e-Agriculture users 18 January 2020, Berlin - The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture ( GFFA ) drew to a close today with the agriculture ministers of 71 nations, thanking FAO and the other International Organisations for developing a concept for the establishment of an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture, as requested in the 2019 GFFA Final Communiqué. They...
  • FAO host a Side Event on the Establishment of an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture at GFFA 2020

    Berlin 18 January 2020 . The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) hosted a side event at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture ( GFFA ) 2020 meeting. The theme of the event was ‘Towards the establishment of an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture’. The side event was organized by FAO to present, discuss and validate the concept note for the establishment of the Digital Council as requested by the GFFA 2019 Communiqué . The meeting was opened by Mr. Friedrich Wacker, the Deputy Director-General for International Cooperation and Global Food Policy, BMEL and was attended...
  • WSIS Forum Photo Contest 2020

    WSIS is inviting you to picture how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs ) are playing an enabling role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Participate in building a collage of ICT for Sustainable Development photographs from around the world. Send photos of your projects, people, and organizations that are leveraging the power of ICTs to make difference. Deadline for submissions: 3 February 2020 The three winning entries in the WSIS photo contest will be awarded and presented at the WSIS Forum 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland. In addition the winners will be invited...
  • FAO hosts Digital Innovation Dialogue on blockchain for sustainability in agriculture

    Rome. 10 December 2019. The IT Division in FAO hosted the Digital Innovation Dialogue session on blockchain for sustainability in agriculture where Foodcoin, AgriLedger, Ripe and FAO presented their blockchain projects. The session was held amidst many blockchain-based solutions, which are being piloted in many sectors, and this technology is finding innovative uses in a wide range of applications. In agriculture, pilots are already being implemented in supply chains, land registrations and to provide digital identities for farmers. For sustainable agriculture development, blockchain...
  • Invitation - Digital Innovation Dialogue on Blockchain for Sustainability in Agriculture

    INVITATION TO DIGITAL INNOVATION DIALOGUE: Session 7 Blockchain for S ustainability in Agriculture 10 December 2019, 14:00-15:30– Sheikh Zayed Centre, FA O Headquarter Remote Participation http://fao.adobeconnect.com/digital_blockchain/ Webcast address http://www.fao.org/webcast/home/en/item/5184/icode/ Blockchain-based solutions to existing challenges are being piloted in many sectors and this technology is finding innovative uses in a wide range of applications. In agriculture, pilots are already being implemented in supply chains, land registrations and to provide digital identities for...
  • Submit your application to speak for the 12th ICT4D Conference

    With next year’s 12th ICT4D Conference confirmed to take place on April 21 – 23 in Abuja, Nigeria - please note that there are now only just under 2 weeks for you to submit your speaker application . Deadline December 14, 2019. The event is an excellent platform to emphasize your position as a visionary ICT leader and gives you the opportunity to join 800+ attendees for 3 days of networking and knowledge sharing around the use of digital technology for development and humanitarian aid. Check out the 2020 conference tracks here . If you have already started your application, be sure to...
  • Food System Vision Prize: Envisioning Regenerative and Nourishing Food Futures

    The Food System Vision Prize has opened for submission until the 31st of January 2020 in phase 1 (Open Submission). This is an invitation for organizations across the globe to develop a vision of regenerative and nourishing food system that they aspire to create by the year 2050. Are you a legally registered and organised entity (including companies, governments, cooperatives, communities, partnerships, NGOs, and universities)? This could be the chance to submit your innovations that empower communities globally to develop actionable solutions. The sought visions should answer the question:...