Digital education for women’s empowerment

Ahmed El Shimy

©Ahmed El Shimy


Sustainable Development Goals. Unfortunately, the contributions made by women to agriculture are frequently overlooked and women often miss out on educational opportunities. This is particularly the case for modern digital technologies, which are a growing feature of agrifood systems globally.

A digital skills course for extension agents was organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and FAO. The course had its origins in FAO’s Digital Village Initiative. The content of the course covered instruction on a range of modern information and communication technologies.

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