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Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition • FSN Forum

Topic: Technology

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Realizing the potential of digitalization to improve the agri-food system: Proposing a new International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture. A concept note

The global agri-food system continues to face considerable challenges in being able to provide enough food of adequate quality to feed an ever-growing, aging, and migrating population. The world is also changing at a fast pace with the emergence of an array of technologies. Digital technologies...

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Towards the establishment of an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture

Countries and international organizations from around the world committed to use the potential of digitalization to increase agricultural productivity and sustainability. To advise governments and other relevant actors on digitalization in the agricultural sector, FAO and partner organizations are developing a concept for an international Digital Council for Food and Agriculture.

Outputs of discussions and consultations

The role of Agricultural Innovation Systems in Central Asia and Caucasus countries and China towards more sustainable food security and nutrition

The main objective of this online discussion was to offer stakeholders an opportunity to share their experience, knowledge and regional good practices through a constructive dialogue, and to contribute to a) identifying challenges, opportunities and collective actions towards strengthening...

Food Security and Nutrition resources

Digital technologies in agriculture and rural areas

This report aims to identify the different scenarios where the process of digital transformation is taking place in agriculture. This identifies those aspects of basic conditions, such as those of infrastructure and networks, affordability, education and institutional support. In addition,...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

Going Digital: Shaping Policies, Improving Lives

Digital technologies and data are transformational. People, firms and governments live, interact, work and produce differently than in the past, and these changes are accelerating rapidly. How can we realise the immense promises of digital technologies and data for growth and well-being in a...

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Food Security and Nutrition resources

E-Agriculture in Action

The role of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in agriculture has grown substantially in recent years in both scale and scope. Expanding broadband connectivity, increasing deployment of the “internet of things” (IoT), enhanced analytics, affordable devices and innovative...

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