E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "stakeholders"

Posts on the topic "stakeholders"

  • WEBINAR COVID-19 response and digitalization in Europe and Central Asia

    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...
  • “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...
  • High-level Thematic Debate on Digital Cooperation and Connectivity

    Date : 27 April 2020 Online : Watch the event on UN TV Event Page : https://www.un.org/pga/75/digital-cooperation-and-connectivity/ Abstract In light of the importance of addressing the digital divide in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Sustainable Development Goals, the President of...
  • New digital agriculture opportunities showcased by reports from African Development Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization, and CGIAR

    26 April 2021 - Drones, satellites, geographic information systems, weather stations, and advanced analytics are some of the most promising technologies for providing solutions to Africa’s agricultural challenges, according to joint country profile reports on three countries by the African Development Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and CGIAR. The profiles, covering Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda and South Africa, map the challenges and opportunities to scale the adoption of innovative digital technologies in the agriculture sector. These include national...
  • 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...