E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "Sharing of research information and knowledge"

Posts on the topic "Sharing of research information and knowledge"

  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • Building up strenghtened global access to information and knowledge: the Hand-in-Hand Geospatial Platform is nominated at the WSIS Prize Contest 2021

    2021 has started as the year of efficiencies and effectivness. Digitalization, modernization and agility are now the core values where organizations and businesses all over the globe are focusing their efforts to better adapt, respond and act to the evolving needs of a world more fast paced than ever. ´Innovation and investment are the key to transformation´ says FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu. FAO´s mandate includes indeed supporting and assisting the countries in their transformation towards more efficient, inclusive, resilient and sustainable agri-food systems for better production, better...
  • Digital Agriculture Forum Webinar

    The Digital Agriculture Forum, a common space for innovative digital solutions and business models for all Register here The global economy has experienced enormous challenges this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Particularly, there are many difficult challenges that the agricultural sector in...
  • Global AgriInno Challenge 2020: the List of Experts is available

    More news coming regarding the Global AgriInno Challenge 2020! The event is taking shape and the list of the experts has just been released. You can check it by downloading the PDF attached. Don´t miss the opportunity to learn from and interact with a unique global network composed of United Nations’ mentors, leading angel investors, academic experts and youth agripreneurs from the global agri-food sector! The selected teams will be invited to further develop and pitch their digital development solutions in Zhejiang Province, China on 04-05 December with all relevant expenses covered. Winning...