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Posts on the topic "stakeholders"

Posts on the topic "stakeholders"

  • 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...
  • The project "Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground" shortlisted for WSIS 2020

    by Giacomo, Rambaldi The project “ Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground ” has been nominate d for voting under the category AL C7. E-agriculture at the World Summit on the Information Society – WSIS Prizes 2020 . You are welcome to register with the WSIS community and cast your vote. Follow this link: http://bit.ly/WSIS2020-vote-now to know more on how to access the voting platform. The deadline for voting is 24 January 2020 . The voting period opened on the 21st of December 2019 and will close on the 24th of January 2020. About the Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground By...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Establishment of a Central Asian Animal Health Network (CAAHN)

    Participating countries: Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan Organizers : FAO, through its regional office for Europe and Central Asia (REU), will function as the initial driver of this animal health network, which will serve as an umbrella under which laboratory and the...
  • FAO webinar series on strengthening agricultural extension and advisory services system

    17 October. Rome . As a part of FAO’s work in transforming National Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services System (EAS), FAO’s Research and Extension Unit wishes to start a webinar series to raise awareness on various challenges and opportunities related to strengthening and reforming EAS. EAS are undergoing a deep transformation due to the changing environment and context in which they operate. The previous top-down approach where EAS would simply transfer the technology to producers, can no longer address modern challenges. It appears to be clear that EAS will - effectively support...
  • Digital Innovation Challenge in Africa now live

    Dear e-Agriculture Users 2SCALE , one of the largest agribusiness accelerators in Africa, just launched its first innovation challenge. This is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to scale their digital innovation amongst the 750,000 farmers in the 2SCALE program. We're looking for digital innovations such as hyperlocal weather forecasting, mobile finance and traceability solutions which hold the potential to transform agricultural value chains. Click here for the challenge How to apply Are you an entrepreneur with a digital innovation that boosts climate smart agriculture in Africa? Apply...