E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "Digital technologies in Agriculture (ICTs)"

Posts on the topic "Digital technologies in Agriculture (ICTs)"

  • Attend the World Food Forum Masterclass:“Blockchain 101`- a United Nations Rome Based Agencies Masterclass

    Attend the World Food Forum (WFF) Masterclass: “Blockchain 101” , a United Nations Rome Based Agencies Masterclass Monday, 4th Oct. 2021 , 14:00 (CEST) - Register here ! Young innovation enthusiasts of all ages are invited to join the United Nations Rome-Based Agencies (RBAs), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) on 04 October 2021 in an interactive, online World Food Forum (WFF) Masterclass on “Blockchain 101”. Participants of this masterclass will learn about the...
  • Smart Agriculture Competition 2021 calls for international participants

    09/08/2021 China. The Smart Agriculture Competition 2021 was launched today to facilitate agricultural modernization. The competition is led by the Chinese e-commerce company Pinduoduo, China Agricultural University and Zhejiang University and held under the technical guidance of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and Wageningen University & Research. The competition this year will apply nutrition science, precision farming and other interdisciplinary expertise to cultivate tomatoes. The winners will be judged on the yield and nutritional value of the...
  • Sustainability wins in Colfiorito at the Social Hackathon Umbria 2021

    After 4 full days of events and 48 hours of digital marathon, the Social Hackathon Umbria 2021 has come to an end. Over 300 people attended the digital marathon, co organized by FAO, Fertitecnica Colfiorito and EGInA Srl, and dedicated to sustainability concluded with the presentation of the winning projects and the awards ceremony. All the platforms, apps, gamification features presented were dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of good practices for sustainable development, in particular in the areas of #zeroimpact, #zerowaste, #zerohungher, #zeroignorance. The jury was composed of...
  • Social Hackathon Umbria 2021: the annual appointment for digital co-creation kicks off!

    Social Hackathon Umbria 2021 kicks off! The digital marathon will be held in Colfiorito in collaboration with FAO and Fertitecnica. Social Hackathon Umbria 2021 kicks off. The digital marathon dedicated to sustainability will begin today in the spectacular setting of the Colfiorito Natural Park and will continue until Sunday 4th July. The choice of Colfiorito as the venue for the event is anything but casual, as the goal is to put the town with its natural, cultural and economic resources at the center of the activities. After a year of stop, due to the pandemic, the annual appointment of...
  • Social Hackathon Umbria 2021: the annual appointment for digital co creation

    Sustainability. This is the watchword of the Social Hackathon Umbria, organized by Fertitecnica Colfiorito and FAO that will be held from 1st to 4th July in the Colfiorito Natural Park and is focusing its digital challenges on the 17 UN goals for sustainable development. The main event of #SHU2021...
  • FAO and Fertitecnica Colfiorito partner for the Social Hackathon Umbria 2021 and call for digital solutions to answer sustainable development challenges

    FAO and Fertitecnica Colfiorito partner for the Social Hackathon Umbria 2021 and call for digital solutions to answer sustainable development challenges - DEADLINE EXTENDED (11th June) After a one-year break due to the pandemic, the Social Hackathon Umbria is back and celebrating its fifth anniversary with a major digital co-creation event focused on the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals . The organization of the event is shared by FAO and Fertitecnica Colfiorito as well as the European Grants International Academy Srl (EGInA Srl) , a training agency and consultancy company in the field of...
  • FAO, ITU and Zhejiang University shed lights jointly on the applications of digital technology and rural e-commerce for food production and security at WSIS Forum 2021

    "We must change course because we are at a critical moment in our time - the world is risking not to achieve zero hunger by 2030",It is with those impacting words that Ismahane Elouafi, FAO Chief Scientist kicked off the session on "E Commerce for Agriculture and Rural Development", held on the 7th of May 2021 in close collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Zhejiang University under the WSIS Action Line C7:E-Agriculture at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2021 , which topic this year focuses on ´ICTs for Inclusive, Resilient ad...
  • FAO, ITU and Zhejiang University are joining forces at WSIS Forum 2021 on ´E-commerce for Agriculture and Rural Development´ and launch the Digital Agriculture Report

    In difficult times where by 2050, a 60% of increase in food production will be necessary to cover the needs of the expected 9.6 billion people of our planet and where this foreseen situation of food insecurity has already been aggravated by the Covid 19 pandemic that has triggered important negative impacts on agri food systems, seeking innovative applications of digital technology has become critical to transform the food and agriculture sector, address the new emerging global challenges of our world and achieve the SDGs. In this challenging context, FAO is willing to continue working...