E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "biodiversity"

Posts on the topic "biodiversity"

  • INVITATION TO THE DIGITAL AGRICULTURE SESSION AT WSIS FORUM 2020

    Fostering an Enabling Ecosystem for Food and Agriculture through Digital Innovation at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) 2020 Time 14:00 - 15:00 CEST, Friday, 21 August 2020 REGISTER HERE On Friday 21 August, FAO, in collaboration with ITU and the Zhejiang University, will organize a Session on ‘ Digital Agriculture - Fostering an Enabling Ecosystem for Food and Agriculture through Digital Innovation ’- in the context of the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS+15) 2020 . The detailed program for session is available here . In a world where by 2050 there...
  • INVITATION TO DIGITAL INNOVATION DIALOGUE : SESSION 9 FAO-UNDP Youth Digital Solutions for Food and Agriculture

    29 July 2020, 10:00-11:30 hours (Rome Time) Registration Link HERE We live in a time of digital transformation and it is driving change in all areas. Agriculture is no exception. Additionally, the COVID-19 pandemic has increased food insecurity globally, given the disruptions in our supply chains. There are many tools and technologies that can help farmers in developing countries adopt more efficient and sustainable production methods, reduce the burden of labour-intensive tasks, and manage their farms better to help build a more resilient, sustainable and productive food system. The FAO has...
  • Webinar: Youth Innovation in Land, Soil and Water

    The FAO Land and Water Division presents this webinar titled: Youth Innovation in Land, Soil and Water. The webinar will take place on Thursday 23rd July - 14:30 - 15:30 CEST. Register here The engagement of youth and young professionals plays a key role achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Today’s youth are more geographically mobile and technologically connected than any other generation. Moreover, they hold a capital of innovative and scalable solutions and ideas that are often overlooked. In the context of COVID-19 pandemic, intergenerational exchange and cooperation is...
  • Invitation to the e-Agriculture Webinar on DryArc Interface as a R4D framework for collaboration between CGIAR and FAO on Dryland Agriculture

    The e-Agriculture Team and FAO-RNE is pleased to invite interested person to join and listen to the following webinar Title : " DryArc Interface as a R4D framework for collaboration between CGIAR and FAO on Dryland Agriculture" Speaker : Dr. Chandrashekar Biradar, Head of Geoinformatics Units | International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) ​ Date : Monday 15 June 2020, at 15:00 hrs Rome time [ Check your timezone ] Register here to receive link Webinar Abstract The DryArc Initiative is a research partnership between eight CGIAR Research Centers that aims to strengthen...
  • Apply to speak at the 12th ICT4D Conference in Nigeria

    The ICT4D Conference has announced the Call for Speakers, which opens until the 30th of November 2019 and we republish it below for our users . Inspire and make an impact at next year's 12th ICT4D Conference, confirmed to take place on April 21 - 23 in Abuja, Nigeria. The event is an excellent platform to emphasize your position as a visionary ICT leader and gives you the opportunity to join 900+ attendees for 3 days of networking and knowledge sharing. We are looking for practical case studies and presentations on truly cutting-edge applications and innovation in the use of digital...
  • China shares its approaches and experiences in digital agriculture and e-commerce transformation for its rural communities

    MARA delegation presents at the 6th FAO Digital Innovation Dialogue session. Part of MARA delegation during the presentation Rome. 11 October 2019 . Mr. Wang Xiaobing, the Director-General of Information Centre at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China (MARA) led a delegation to FAO. The team presented China’s approaches and experiences in digital agriculture and e-commerce transformation for its rural communities at the 6th Digital Innovation Dialogue, held in FAO Headquarters. In recent years, China has made great efforts to promote the integration...