E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "policy implementation"

Posts on the topic "policy implementation"

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Virtual panel on: Accelerating progress on the SDGs through Information and Communication Technologies and WSIS Action Lines

    Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are progressing rapidly and affecting people’s daily lives in the digital era. To an unprecedented extent during the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of ICTs has been critical in responding to crisis. The importance of ICTs is specifically recognized in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as a crucial enabler in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and as a catalyst for development. This session will focus on the WSIS Action Lines and the alignment of the WSIS and SDGs processes, including WSIS Forum, WSIS Stocktaking, WSIS...
  • Is there a potential in adopting Artificial Intelligence in food and agriculture sector, and can it transform food systems and with what impact?

    By Thembani Malapela In brief AI and Machine Learning technologies could transform the agri-food systems and help ending hunger. UN-Wide System is adopting the Artificial Intelligence in its programmes. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is adopting and experimenting with AI and Machine Learning across the agriculture domain. FAO is also aware of the impact of AI and is now a signatory to the " Rome Call for AI Ethics " Introduction In 2017, l wrote a blog on whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) can improve agricultural productivit y and at that time, the...
  • The project Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground proclaimed as the Winner of the WSIS 2020 prize in the category E-Agriculture

    News by Giacomo Rambaldi By embodying components like scientific research, proof of concept initiatives, capacity building, support to investment, enterprise development, networking, experience capitalisation and communication, the Eyes in the Sky, Smart Techs on the Ground project, funded and supported by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA), started transforming Africa’s agriculture into a high-tech industry, with decisions being based on real-time gathering and processing of data, productivity and yields. The establishment of 38 rapidly expanding, youth-...
  • CONNECTING YOUTH-LED DIGITAL INNOVATIONS TO FAO PROGRAMMES IN AFRICA

    Session Name: Connecting youth-led digital innovations to FAO and Partners’ Programmes in Africa Date: Monday, 07 September 2020 Time: 11:00 – 13:00 pm Venue: Virtual AGRF Channel Moderated by : Dickson Mbando Naftali, Head of Generation Africa Context: FAO and its patners seek to create a “Digital...
  • TAAT @ AGRF2020: “Agricultural Technologies for Feeding Cities”

    TAAT Clearing House specially invite interested participants to the high-level session on “ Agricultural Technologies for Feeding Cities” at this year’s African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) . The session will be held on the 7th of September 2020 from 17h00 to 18h30 (EAT). Organised by the Alliance...
  • Digitalization sets the path for an enabling and sustainable ecosystem for food and agriculture at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) 2020

    On Friday 21 August, FAO, jointly with ITU and the Zhejiang University , organized a 1-hour virtual Session session on ‘Action Line C7-Fostering an Enabling Ecosystem for Food and Agriculture through Digital Innovation’- held during the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS+15) 2020 which whose theme is this year is: “ Fostering digital transformation and global partnerships: WSIS Action Lines for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ”. The participation to the Forum provided an open and inclusive space for all participants, harnessing the potential of ICTs to...