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Posts on the topic "researchers"

Posts on the topic "researchers"

  • 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...
  • Joining forces

    FAO, the International Telecommunication Union and Zheijang University are launching the Digital Agriculture Report at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2021 on 7 May By 2050, a 60 percent increase in food production will be necessary to cover the needs of the expected 9.6 billion people on our planet and with food insecurity aggravated by the pandemic, seeking innovative applications of digital technology has become critical to transforming the food and agriculture sector and addressing the emerging challenges to achieve the SDGs . In this challenging context, the...
  • Google Africa Developer Scholarship 2021

    Are you a citizen of an African country? Are you an existing developer or aspiring to be one? And you are over 18 years? Then the Google Africa Developer Scholarship 2021 is of interest to you. Google Africa Developer Scholarship 2021 is calling upon interested candidates to apply for this programme. Grow with Google and Pluralsight have partnered for the third consecutive year to provide a program to support software developers across Africa in three different roles - Associate Android Developer, Associate Cloud Engineer and Mobile Web Specialist. Complete the Google Africa Developer...
  • COVID-19 and e-commerce: a global review

    The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the United Nations Regional Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean have published a report entitled, “COVID-19 and e-commerce: a global review”. The report notes that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformations, with e-commerce digital solutions increasing globally. However, while witnessing a similar growth of e-commerce in the developing world, existing digital divides are likely to result in even greater inequalities. The report acknowledges the impact of COVID-19 globally, for example, it states, ‘The...
  • Apply for UNCDF and IDEP online course Planning and Building Inclusive Digital Strategies in the context of COVID19 to meet the SDGs and Agenda 2063

    The UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), the United Nations, Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Institute for Economic Development and Planning (IDEP) are organising an on-line course on “ Planning and building inclusive digital transformation strategies in the context of covid-19 to meet SDGs and Agenda 2063 ”. Apply here . The overarching objective of the course is to empower government representatives, civil servants and policy makers in becoming successful agents of change in the development or improvement of their national digital transformation journeys in the midst and...
  • Women Leadership in AgTech: Transforming the Agriculture and Food Sector

    The World Bank Group Invites interested individuals to the webinar " Women Leadership in AgTech:Transforming the Agriculture and Food Sector " to be held on Thursday, February 25, 2021 To attend, complete this registration form Webinar Details Chair: William Sonneborn, Senior Director IFC, The...
  • Digital Agriculture Solutions Forum 2020 for Asia-Pacific

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) are organising Digital Agriculture Solutions Forum (DASF) for Asia and the Pacific 2020 (formally called E-agriculture Solutions Forum) that will be held virtually from 30 November – 2 December 2020. Register here to attend The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted several opportunities where digital technologies can help various stakeholders. In particular, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, distributed ledger technologies (DLTs), mobile applications...