E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "International Telecommunication Union (ITU)"

Posts on the topic "International Telecommunication Union (ITU)"

  • ITU holds a 2 day Regional Innovation Forum for Europe from 22-23 September 2021

    The Regional Innovation Forum ​for Europe, o​rganized within the framework of the 2021 ITU Global Innovation Forum, will take place virtually from 22 to 23 September 2021. It is organized with the support of the Ministry of Information Society and Administration​ of the Republic of North Macedonia. The global C​OVID-19 pandemic has created an opportunity to reflect and reimagine digital ecosystems that accelerate sustainable digital transformation in the Europe region. Most stakeholders are facing the same struggle: to manage and recover from the consequences of the pandemic. The Europe...
  • ITU Regional Innovation Forum for Europe from 22-23 September 2021

    The Regional Innovation Forum ​for Europe, o​rganized within the framework of the 2021 ITU Global Innovation Forum, will take place virtually from 22 to 23 September 2021. It is organized with the support of the Ministry of Information Society and...
  • 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...
  • “Digitalization is the way of the new life and the new economy”

    FAO Director-General emphasizes responsibility and opportunity to overcome digital divide and make technologies available for rural smallholders 18 May 2021, Rome - Digital agriculture can drive the transformation of agri-food systems necessary to eliminate hunger, reduce poverty and build a better future for all humankind, QU Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said today. "Digitalization is the way of the new life and the new economy," he said at the World Summit on the Information Society ( WSIS ) Forum 2021. "This is both a...
  • 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...
  • WSIS Official Opening Segment

    The WSIS Forum provides a multistakeholder platform to foster global cooperation and provide meaningful connections to information society by ensuring Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) as a key enabler for sustainable development...
  • International Girls in ICT Day

    This year marks the 10th Anniversary of International Girls in ICT Day with the theme “Connected Girls; Creating Brighter Futures.” Traditionally celebrated on the fourth Thursday of April, the Girls in ICT celebrations for this special year will...
  • Special issue on Internet of Everything

    The​​​​me The Internet of Everything (IoE) is the interconnection of people, processes, data, and things. It was conceptualized by CISCO as the natural evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT), in the aim of including the entire realm of information sources and destinations in one paradigm.Although the IoE concept has attracted the increasing attention of the scientific community since its introduction, the research results achieved so far have only just scratched the surface leaving the very fundamental questions regarding the IoE unanswered. In fact, the IoE has characteristics in terms of...