E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "advocacy"

Posts on the topic "advocacy"

  • Committee on Commodity Problems (CCP) Side Event on: “Digitalization in Food and Agricultural Markets and Trade”

    During the Committee on Commodity Problems (CCP) Side Event was held on Wednesday the 11th of March 2021. The event was webcast on FAO platform. Background to the event Digitalization is transforming economies and societies and already profoundly impacts foodand agriculture, which is facing significant challenges. Digital technologies can help increaseproductivity and generate economic, social and environmental benefits, accelerating progresstowards achieving the SDGs.Digital technologies can make agricultural and food markets more efficient and more inclusive. Globally, since the end of the...
  • Digital Agriculture: New Frontiers for the Food System

    Theme: Digital Agriculture: New Frontiers for the Food System Date : 17 March 2021 Time : 15:00 CET/10:00 EST To attend: Visit page for details About the Event Rising food insecurity and malnutrition, combined with high food loss and waste, agricultural pollution and persistent poverty, show that...
  • Partnerships - ICT4D Conference

    Register for the ICT4D Conference and hear from 40+ speakers including : Sean Callahan, President & CEO, Catholic Relief Services Dr. Jemilah Mahmood, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia on Public Health, previously Under-Secretary General of Partnerships, IFRC Natasha Sunderji,...
  • Azerbaijan gets digital with “eagro”

    Electronic Agricultural Information System – e-agriculture in Azerbaijan Currently, the sector accounts for less than 10 percent of the country’s gross domestic product and employs around 40 percent of the population. To further develop the agriculture sector, the government of Azerbaijan has adopted a strategic roadmap on agricultural production and processing in 2016 that foresees the establishment of an integrated electronic information portal was one of the major targets aiming to create a unified system that incorporates basic principles of the data management to form a comprehensive...
  • World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes 2021 – Call for Submissions

    Call for submission is open until 25 January 2021 WSIS Prize 2021 Timelines | WSIS Prize 2021 Rules and Guidelines The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) on behalf of the WSIS Stakeholders announces the launch of the 10th edition of the WSIS prizes and calls for submission through the website by the 25 January 2021. The WSIS Prizes 2021 is an exceptional international recognition of the WSIS Stakeholders as Winners and Champions for their excellence in supporting the implementation of the WSIS outcomes, in particular WSIS Action Lines supporting the achievement of the Sustainable...
  • Launch of the State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA)

    Thursday, 26 November | 15:00 Rome time (CET)| Register here The State of Food and Agriculture , one of FAO's major annual flagship publications, aims at bringing to a wider audience balanced science-based assessments of important issues in the field of food and agriculture. Each edition of the...
  • Call for Applications: 47 Champions Award 2020

    Youth Inspiring Youth in Agribusiness. Are you a Change Maker? Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KIC) in collaboration with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF), Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs and GIZ have launched the 47 Champions Award . The nation-wide competition is aimed at promoting youth employment in the agricultural sector by fostering role models of youth agriprenuers who are willing to work with and support other youth through knowledge-sharing, capacity building and mentorship. Through the 47...
  • The Regional Conference for Africa

    The Regional Conference for Africa starts at 9am GMT on Monday (26 October). The Conference proceedings can be watched live via webcast here:· Monday, 26 October http://www.fao.org/webcast/home/en/item/5400/icode/ Tuesday, 27 October http://www.fao.org/webcast/home/en/item/5401/icode/ Wednesday, 28...
  • Invitation to participate in the e-consultation on digital agriculture investments and digital transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) invite you to participate in the ‘"e- Consultation on digital agriculture investments and digital transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa. (instructions found below) The e-Consultation will take place on the e-Agriculture platform from the 27th of October 2020 to the 9th of November 2020. ​ Background to the e-consultation In an era of digital inclusion, Africa stands to gain exponentially from the adoption of digital technologies towards the realization of SDGs. In the...