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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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    Image: @ThinkDigital The Exploring Immersive Technology in Agrifood: Extended Reality for Training and Education webinar exemplified a collaborative effort between the Office of Innovation in FAO and colleagues at the International Training Centre of the ITC-ILO in Torino. Together, they embarked on a mission to uncover the transformative potential of immersive technologies within agriculture and beyond, drawing participants from diverse countries into engaging discussions with experts, amalgamating firsthand experiences from the field. Nicole Pallares Ferrer from ITC-ILO started the session...
  • Webinar: Exploring Immersive Technology in Agrifood: Extended Reality for Training and Education  

    The Exploring Immersive Technology in Agrifood: Extended Reality for Training and Education webinar exemplified a collaborative effort between the Office of Innovation in FAO and colleagues at the International Training Centre of the ITC-ILO in Torino. Together, they embarked on a mission to uncover the transformative potential of immersive technologies within agriculture and beyond, drawing participants from diverse countries into engaging discussions with experts, amalgamating firsthand experiences from the field. Nicole Pallares Ferrer from ITC-ILO started the session with an overview of...
  • Launch of the State of the Digital Public Goods Ecosystem Report 2023

    This year has been a journey of growth, adaptation, alignment and maturity for the Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA) and its members, including FAO. FAO has joined the DPGA in May 2022 and in the past year, with four new Digital Public Goods (DPGs) nominated for certification and several developments to be noted, including a new DPG-First approach to be launched in 2024, the Organization has become a leader in the development and utilisation of DPGs as tools and knowledge products, making them more accessible and transforming agricultural practices to empower rural households, young...