Digital Villages Initiative in Asia and the Pacific



Upcoming Event

The Thirty-seventh Session of the Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (#APRC37) will be held as a high-level Ministerial in-person event in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 19 – 22 February 2024. It will be preceded by the Senior Officers Meeting (SOM) to be held virtually from 31 January to 2 February 2024. The state of food and agriculture in the region; agrifood systems transformation; and solutions particularly for smallholders and family farmers will be discussed.



Digital Agriculture Solutions Forum for Asia and the Pacific (DASF 2023)
Digital Agriculture Solutions Forum for Asia and the Pacific (DASF 2023)

Co-organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), The DASF 2023 overall theme was: “From solutions to ecosystem development: “From solutions to ecosystem development: Scaling up promising digital innovations and lowering barriers to deployment and to persistent digital divide”.

Pacific Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Solutions Forum

Under the theme “Working together to leave no one behind” the 2022 Pacific SIDS Solutions Forum is organized to follow up and build on the global SIDS Solutions Forum of 2021 through identifying country-specific and regional successes (good practices), challenges and next steps within the context of advancing the achievement of the SAMOA Pathway and 2030 agenda in the context of COVID-19 and the 5F crisis (food, fuel, feed, fertilizer, and financing) recovery.

Digital Village Initiative in Asia and the Pacific: Country experiences in agrifood digital transformation

18 October 2022 | Bangkok, Thailand | Online

As part of the FAO Science and Innovation Forum, This side event present FAO DVI experience in Asia through 4 country experiences including Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

Asia-Pacific Symposium on Agrifood Systems Transformation

5-7 October 2022 | Bangkok, Thailand

The Symposium provided a platform for exchange of knowledge and foster learning on agrifood systems transformation in Asia-Pacific as governments, the private sector and other stakeholders are being urged to massively accelerate transformation of their agrifood systems, or risk worsening malnutrition and environmental degradation in the world’s most populous region.

1,000 Digital Village Initiative Knowledge Sharing and Policy Dialogue

27 June 2022 | Bangkok, Thailand

The FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific convened a one-day special event to explore innovations and technologies in emerging and existing ‘digital villages’ across the Asia-Pacific region.

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