E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "stakeholders"

Posts on the topic "stakeholders"

  • INVITATION TO DIGITAL INNOVATION DIALOGUE : SESSION 9 FAO-UNDP Youth Digital Solutions for Food and Agriculture

    29 July 2020, 10:00-11:30 hours (Rome Time) Registration Link HERE We live in a time of digital transformation and it is driving change in all areas. Agriculture is no exception. Additionally, the COVID-19 pandemic has increased food insecurity globally, given the disruptions in our supply chains. There are many tools and technologies that can help farmers in developing countries adopt more efficient and sustainable production methods, reduce the burden of labour-intensive tasks, and manage their farms better to help build a more resilient, sustainable and productive food system. The FAO has...
  • Nutrition in a Digital World launched

    This year, the 45th edition of UNSCN Nutrition , examines the complexity of the digital world for improved nutrition. Digital technology, in and of itself, cannot fix the world’s food and nutrition problems, nor mend its dysfunctional food systems. However, once improving nutrition is deemed a priority, digital technologies are important tools. The potential of digital technologies to improve nutrition is phenomenal, but so are the risks that these technologies might entail. Most of the articles we present in UNSCN Nutrition 45 consider the potential-risk duality in a range of food-system...
  • 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 VII on Role of Private Sector In the Use of Innovation & Technology to Support Smallholders Face COVID-19 Disruptive Impact

    Background As the world is still struggling to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and its disruptive impact on agricultural value chain, the private sector and farmers in the Arab region are facing burdens on how to continue delivering along the agricultural value chain and ensure the continuity of supplies to consumers, for sustaining their livelihoods, from farm to fork. The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) leads on this Zoominar session to highlight the role of the private sector in the use of innovation and technology and the potential role of the public-...
  • An evidence review of the proliferation of digital technology and data analytics in agriculture

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, and Cornell University are spearheading an evidence review of how the proliferation of digital technology and data analytics in agriculture is contributing to the lives of farmers and agricultural service providers in developing country economies. The study team will map, synthesize and describe existing literature to assess how digital agricultural services, delivered individually or as a bundle, act as facilitators and barriers towards achieving outcomes including resiliency, economic growth and sustainability, nutrition, and be inclusive of...
  • Invitation to the e-Agriculture Webinar on DryArc Interface as a R4D framework for collaboration between CGIAR and FAO on Dryland Agriculture

    The e-Agriculture Team and FAO-RNE is pleased to invite interested person to join and listen to the following webinar Title : " DryArc Interface as a R4D framework for collaboration between CGIAR and FAO on Dryland Agriculture" Speaker : Dr. Chandrashekar Biradar, Head of Geoinformatics Units | International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) ​ Date : Monday 15 June 2020, at 15:00 hrs Rome time [ Check your timezone ] Register here to receive link Webinar Abstract The DryArc Initiative is a research partnership between eight CGIAR Research Centers that aims to strengthen...
  • Call for Digital Agriculture Solutions during COVID-19

    We would like to get feedback on the available digital solutions in agriculture, which the community can re-use or upscale. Many smallholder farmers in the global south require on-farm digital solutions to support them through-out the value chains and in their agricultural practices. COVID-19 has opened opportunities for the adoption of Digital Agriculture Solutions in various functions within value chains. Preliminary requirements Send your details through this link Digital Solutions in Agriculture Submissions should be in one of these languages: French, English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic,...