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Posts on the topic "e-agriculture Strategy"

  • USAID launches the agency-wide Digital Strategy

    USAID has released its first-ever Digital Strategy , charting an Agency-wide vision for development and humanitarian assistance in the world’s rapidly evolving digital landscape. Building on decades of leadership in digital development, the Strategy outlines USAID’s deliberate and holistic commitment to strengthen open, inclusive, and secure digital ecosystems in each country in which we work. These digital ecosystems are transforming how people worldwide gain access to information, goods, services, and opportunities; in today’s world, a country cannot achieve self-reliance without them. The...
  • The national digital agriculture strategy for Armenia is on its way, with FAO support

    Online consultation helps working group members discuss further steps and share opinion Yerevan, Armenia – An online consultation of the Ministry of Economy and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), held today, marks another step in the development of a national digital agriculture strategy for Armenia. The meeting aimed to introduce the digital agriculture framework, key findings of the situational analysis, and discuss and validate the priorities of the digital agriculture strategy. Participants included Deputy Minister of Economy Arman Khojoyan, Deputy Minister...
  • FAO hails first contribution to promoting digital agriculture through knowledge-sharing

    FAO's e-agriculture platform promotes dialogue and innovation in agriculture, now hosts China's 2019-25 development plan Technology has a growing role in agriculture. 7 February 2020, Rome - FAO today welcomes the sharing of China's digital agriculture plan on its e-agriculture platform. This contribution comes on the heels of the latest Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA), where agriculture ministers of 71 nations welcomed the advancement in creating an International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture. China's Development Plan for Digital Agriculture and Rural Areas (2019-2025...
  • The multi-stakeholder consultation on the establishment of the International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture gathers momentum at CFS46

    CFS delegates attend the side event for the establishment of the digital council Rome. 18 October 2019. The Food and Agriculture Organization hosted and led a multi-stakeholder consultation on the establishment of the International Digital Council for Food and Agriculture in a side event of the Committee of Food Security currently underway in Rome, Italy. The consultation is a follow-up of the mandate given to FAO (through the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) Communique ) to draw up in consultation with stakeholders a concept note for the establishment of an International Digital...
  • Developing Digital Agriculture Strategy in Europe and Central Asia / Fostering Digital Agriculture

    The joint ITU-FAO session will will take place on 11 September 2019 at 11.00h. This session will be held within the framework of the ITU Regional Initiative for Europe on ICT-centric innovation ecosystems that aims at establishing a sustainable culture of innovation through concrete strategic actions using information and communication technology (ICT) as an enabler.The main objective of this session is to bring together high-level stakeholders such as Ministries and Regulators from ICT sector as well as Agriculture’ Ministries to share best practices and case studies, highlight gaps and...
  • Egypt turns to FAO for digital transformation in agriculture

    The following news was published by Watani International and is shared for information purposes. CAIRO, 22 July 2019. The Food and Agriculture organization of the UN has launched in Egypt a digital model of agricultural extension to enhance agricultural productivity. The move comes within the programme signed between FAO and the Egyptian Government to boost information exchange and technology transfer in agriculture for the period 2018 – 2022. Ezz El-Din Abu-Steit, Egypt’s Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, stressed that digital technology had the potential of facing threats of...
  • CTA launches the Digitalisation of African Agriculture Report, 2018-2019

    The Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has published the digitalisation of African Agriculture Report . The report advocates for the digital agricultural transformation that can feed Africa. In his launch statement, the CTA Director, Michael Hailu stated, “at CTA, we know and understand the power to digitalise African agriculture. But we also understand that the evidence that will attract targeted investments to further develop D4Ag on the continent is lacking”. The emphasis towards digitalisation for agriculture (D4Ag) has been growing over the last decade. For...
  • EIP-AGRI Seminar 'Multi-level strategies for digitising agriculture and rural areas’ in session

    The EIP-AGRI seminar “ Multi-level strategies for digitising agriculture and rural areas ” roared into life today and seeks to provide a platform that will stimulate debate on digitisation of agriculture and rural areas – combining European, national, regional and local levels. This event is organised by the EIP-AGRI network with the contribution of the European Network for Rural Development and of the Broadband Competencies Offices Network and is supported by the Flemish Rural Network . The seminar is held in Antwerp, Belgium starting today, Wednesday 12th of December and concluded on the...
  • Focus on FAO-ITU E-agriculture Solutions Forum 2018

    The E-agriculture Solutions Forum 2018 was held from 15 to 17 November 2018 and was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). The meeting was hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the P.R. of China and in partnership with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Engineering (CAAE). This edition of the forum (read about previous solution here ) saw more than 250 participants from 40 countries and about 50 speakers in attendance from the agriculture and the ICT sector who are involved in developing and...
  • South-South cooperation on agriculture a key ingredient for Zero Hunger

    The full item of this news appeared on the FAO News , we reproduce just the first part for our readers and we direct them to the original source : e-Agriculture Editor. 2 November 2018, Changsha CHINA - Government representatives attending the Ministerial Forum on South-South Cooperation in Agriculture have today committed to greater South-South cooperation on agriculture and rural development to increase momentum towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals of ending poverty and hunger. The Changsha Declaration, formalized at the end of today's forum, sets out plans to include South-...