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INDIA | Digital Village Initiative: FAO, Punjab govt launch weather station for farmers

6 Jul 2023 | Dawn

RAHIM YAR KHAN/ISLAMABAD: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Punjab government has launched a ‘Digital Village Initiative’ to bridge the technological divide and empower rural communities with access to digital resources, education, and opportunities.


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FAO | At the 4th Digital Agriculture Solutions Forum for Asia and the Pacific, organized in Bangkok from 27-28 September, senior government officials, agritech developers, young agritech founders, researchers, and development practitioners from 15 countries have gathered in Bangkok to take stock of the latest digital agriculture landscape, review successful innovations, and exchanged on countries programmes and initiatives.
Cambodhrra | Cambodhrra organized a validation workshop on Digital Village Ecosystem Assessment (DVEA), a Rural Transformation and Digital Village Development activity in selected ASEAN project, on 15 December 2022 at Sunway Hotel, Phnom Penh.
The Tribune Express | FAO has partnered with the Government of Punjab to launch a Digital Village Initiative (DVI) pilot site at the Food Security & Agriculture Centre of Excellency (FACE) in Rahim Yar Khan.
Business Post | The FAO in collaboration with Department of Fisheries (DoF) is planning to establish a dedicated fisheries digital village in Bohuriachala of Gazipur.
FAO | Digitalization of agriculture is one of the opportunities to transform the agri-food system in Indonesia. As a country with nearly 50% population living in rural area as small farmers and fishers, reaping benefits out of agriculture using digital technology can become instrumental for the smallholders.
Borneo Post | The implementation of an open broadband network in Sungai Asap, similar to Sebauh’s model, needs to be accelerated to realise the Sungai Asap Digital Village initiative, said Murum assemblyman Kennedy Chukpai Ugon.
Bangkok Post | It's 10 o'clock in the morning and Prasert Laitim has just finished watering salad greens at Samart Organic Vegetable Farm on a one-rai plot in Pathum Thani's Lam Luk Ka district.
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