Digital Villages in action in Europe and Central Asia - LAUNCH EVENT

THURSDAY, 18 MAY 2023 | Zoom | 09:30-12:00 (CEST) | English and Russian FAO in Europe and Central Asia (REU), along with its partners in Albania, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Türkiye, and Uzbekistan , is taking action to accelerate the digital transformation...

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12th ICT4D Conference

The global ICT4D community will gather again in person for the 12th ICT4D Conference in Accra, Ghana.Taking place on March 19 & 20, 2024 , the ICT4D Conference attracts a diverse audience of over 800 technical advisors, program managers, and...

e-Agriculture is a global community of practice that facilitates dialogue, information exchange and sharing of ideas related to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for sustainable agriculture and rural development.

The mission of e-Agriculture is to facilitate the discussion on the adoption and use of ICTs and digital innovations in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, natural resource management and rural development.

e-Agriculture was born out of Action Line C7 ICT Applications: e-agriculture from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO of the UN) was assigned as facilitator of this action line and also took up the role of the facilitation of the e-Agriculture Community of Practice

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    The Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP) is pleased to share an exciting opportunity for innovation stories in agricultural innovation. Global Call for Agrifood system Innovations and Stories of capacity development for innovation aims to foster agricultural innovation by gathering and disseminating inspiring narratives of innovations (technological, organizational/institutional, social, and policy) from various individuals and organizations working to address global challenges in agrifood systems . Individuals and organizations are invited to share their practices that used to address...
  • WaPOR and EOSTAT selected to receive the 2023 GEO SDG Award in recognition of their groundbreaking contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals

    The Group on Earth Observations and the Earth Observations for Sustainable Development Goals (EO4SDG) Initiative announced the winners of the 2023 GEO SDG Awards and FAO will receive two awards recognizing the productivity, innovation, novelty and exemplary efforts in the use of Earth observations to support sustainable development. After a careful evaluation by a panel of eight unique experts representing diverse countries and sectors, based on the overall impact, quality, and soundness of the Earth observation endeavors, and its potential for replication and upscaling, two of FAO's...
  • The new FAO Agroinformatics Platform expands now Hand-in-Hand Geospatial Platform for more data-driven solutions for FAO four Betters and SDGs achievement

    The power of Digital is not more to be proven, recognized in FAO Strategic Framework as key accelerator to enable progress, sustainable development and achieving the SDGs, opening the path towards the Agriculture of the Future. ‘Over the last months, FAO has been working tirelessly towards further enabling tools for evidence-based decision-making, accurate natural resource management, improved production and strengthen early warning systems through FAO AgroInformatics field of work and the Organization's Digital for Impact stream that it strongly supports for the new Digital Agriculture that...