E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "ICT and Agricultural processes"

Posts on the topic "ICT and Agricultural processes"

  • 2021 Innovation Award winners announced

    FAO and Switzerland celebrate annual awards at World Food Forum [ As published on FAO News ] 1 October 2021, Rome – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Federal Government of Switzerland have announced the winners of the 2021 edition of the annual International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems, a joint initiative designed to encourage and celebrate innovation and entrepreneurs who successfully implement outstanding projects in the agriculture sector. The awards were announced in a virtual ceremony with the participation of FAO Director-General...
  • Launching event of the “FAO-ITU Stocktaking Report: Digital Excellence in Agriculture in Europe and Central Asia – Call for Good practices"

    Virtual event , 09/07/2021 - 09/07/2021 In November 2020, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, together with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Office for Europe and Regional Office for CIS, launched the regional contest on “Digital Excellence in Agriculture in Europe and Central Asia" to identify, showcase and celebrate good practices and innovative solutions that have proven successful in advancing the digital transformation of agriculture in the regions. Within this context, FAO and ITU are pleased to...
  • Digital Abuse: Linking cybersecurity and intimate-partner violence

    PANEL DISCUSSION: DIGITAL ABUSE Linking cybersecurity and intimate-partner violence Thursday 3 December 2020 TEAMS Live| 14:00 - 15:30 CET PANELISTS: Maggie Abourizk, Investigations Officer @ WFP-OIGI Xena Olsen: Threat intelligence analyst, MBA in IT management, doctorate student of cybersecurity...
  • AI for Good Global Summit

    The 2020 edition of the AI for Good Global Summit is presented as a continuous digital event, featuring weekly programming across multiple formats, platforms and time-zones, including keynotes, expert webinars, project pitches, Q&As, performances, demos, interviews, networking and more. About...
  • New deadline for submissions to the Open Call for the Global AgriInno Challenge

    FAO and Zhejiang University are co-organizing the Global AgriInno Challenge 2020 to harness innovation solutions in response to the challenges associated with distribution and sales of agri-food products. The call is open to all youths with digital innovations or ideas for the agri-food sector, this event is aimed at identifying, accelerating and scaling-up youth-led innovative business models and digital solutions to unlock the potentials of agri-food innovation. Join now to share information and enhance your knowledge on smart agriculture, innovation and start-up practice through a unique...
  • Digitalization sets the path for an enabling and sustainable ecosystem for food and agriculture at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) 2020

    On Friday 21 August, FAO, jointly with ITU and the Zhejiang University , organized a 1-hour virtual Session session on ‘Action Line C7-Fostering an Enabling Ecosystem for Food and Agriculture through Digital Innovation’- held during the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS+15) 2020 which whose theme is this year is: “ Fostering digital transformation and global partnerships: WSIS Action Lines for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ”. The participation to the Forum provided an open and inclusive space for all participants, harnessing the potential of ICTs to...
  • FAO and UNDP host the first virtual Digital Innovation Dialogue on Youth Digital Innovation Solutions for Food and Agriculture

    The 9th Session Digital Innovation Dialogue roadshows selected FAO innovation challenge winners and UNDP finalists of the [email protected] programme as teams pitch their solutions. 29 July 2020. Rome, Italy . The Food and Agriculture Organization in collaboration with UNDP Global Centre in Singapore hosted the first virtual Digital Innovation Dialogue on Youth Digital Innovation Solutions for Food and Agriculture online . The session presented a roadshow of eight teams selected from various challenges, for example, from FAO innovation challenge winners and UNDP finalists of the [email protected] programme...
  • Digital Innovation Dialogue on Blockchain for Sustainability in Agriculture

    This Digital Innovation Dialogue will address the opportunities and challenges of using blockchain-based systems in agriculture, focusing the discussion around the following key questions: What challenges in agriculture would benefit from a blockchain-based solution? What are the pros and cons in...
  • Submit your application to speak for the 12th ICT4D Conference

    With next year’s 12th ICT4D Conference confirmed to take place on April 21 – 23 in Abuja, Nigeria - please note that there are now only just under 2 weeks for you to submit your speaker application . Deadline December 14, 2019. The event is an excellent platform to emphasize your position as a visionary ICT leader and gives you the opportunity to join 800+ attendees for 3 days of networking and knowledge sharing around the use of digital technology for development and humanitarian aid. Check out the 2020 conference tracks here . If you have already started your application, be sure to...