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Posts on the topic "Agrifood Systems Innovations"

Posts on the topic "Agrifood Systems Innovations"

  • Scaling Innovation: Multiple Models for Taking Impact to Scale.

    Scaling Innovation: Multiple Models for Taking Impact to Scale. 20 December 2023 14:30 – 15:30 CET To register and to see the speakers’ bios, please click HERE Webinar Objectives: 1. Share diverse perspectives on scaling innovation, including from UN Global Pulse , VentureWell (a non-profit...
  • Launch of the State of the Digital Public Goods Ecosystem Report 2023

    This year has been a journey of growth, adaptation, alignment and maturity for the Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA) and its members, including FAO. FAO has joined the DPGA in May 2022 and in the past year, with four new Digital Public Goods (DPGs) nominated for certification and several developments to be noted, including a new DPG-First approach to be launched in 2024, the Organization has become a leader in the development and utilisation of DPGs as tools and knowledge products, making them more accessible and transforming agricultural practices to empower rural households, young...
  • Global Call for Agrifood system Innovations and Stories of capacity development for innovation

    The Tropical Agriculture Platform (TAP) is pleased to share an exciting opportunity for innovation stories in agricultural innovation. Global Call for Agrifood system Innovations and Stories of capacity development for innovation aims to foster agricultural innovation by gathering and disseminating inspiring narratives of innovations (technological, organizational/institutional, social, and policy) from various individuals and organizations working to address global challenges in agrifood systems . Individuals and organizations are invited to share their practices that used to address...
  • WaPOR and EOSTAT selected to receive the 2023 GEO SDG Award in recognition of their groundbreaking contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals

    The Group on Earth Observations and the Earth Observations for Sustainable Development Goals (EO4SDG) Initiative announced the winners of the 2023 GEO SDG Awards and FAO will receive two awards recognizing the productivity, innovation, novelty and exemplary efforts in the use of Earth observations to support sustainable development. After a careful evaluation by a panel of eight unique experts representing diverse countries and sectors, based on the overall impact, quality, and soundness of the Earth observation endeavors, and its potential for replication and upscaling, two of FAO's...
  • The new FAO Agroinformatics Platform expands now Hand-in-Hand Geospatial Platform for more data-driven solutions for FAO four Betters and SDGs achievement

    The power of Digital is not more to be proven, recognized in FAO Strategic Framework as key accelerator to enable progress, sustainable development and achieving the SDGs, opening the path towards the Agriculture of the Future. ‘Over the last months, FAO has been working tirelessly towards further enabling tools for evidence-based decision-making, accurate natural resource management, improved production and strengthen early warning systems through FAO AgroInformatics field of work and the Organization's Digital for Impact stream that it strongly supports for the new Digital Agriculture that...
  • FAO ‘AI and Digital Tools for Climate Resilient Agri-Food Systems’ on the spotlight at the Science and Innovation Forum 2023

    The global agricultural sector is facing unprecedented challenges due to the adverse effects of climate change. Erratic weather patterns, shifting precipitations, and rising temperatures are leading to crop failures, reduced yields, and increased vulnerability of food systems. To address these challenges and ensure food security for a growing population, there is a critical need to develop climate-resilient agri-food systems that can adapt to changing environmental conditions. In this challenging context, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is taking bold action...