South-South cooperation: Digital transformation and innovation in agriculture

The FAO Representation in Uruguay presented the “Basalto Superficial Digital Territorial Ecosystem”, an initiative managed in the framework of the South-South Cooperation project: Digital Transformation and innovation in agriculture. 

The Initiative, promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the People’s Republic of China, seeks to improve decision-making for agricultural production, providing information on diagnosis, control and nutrition of crops in the canton of Guatuso.

Within the framework of the seminar “Digital connectivity in rural tourism”, the territorial digitalization project was presented that will provide access to connectivity, allow the development of digital skills and provide equipment to localities in the Itata Valley.
A delegation of the South-South Cooperation project between FAO, China and the countries of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) spoke with the ambassador, Wei Qiang, and with the economic and commercial advisor, Zhou Quan, to discuss the digital pilot that will be implemented in the Ngäbe Buglé region, a Panamanian indigenous area.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), through the Triangular South-South Cooperation project: Digital transformation and innovation in the agriculture, held the webinar "Digitalization of agriculture: Chinese experience and the challenges for Latin America and the ...

The activity will be held this August 17th, and is part of the efforts of the Triangular South-South Cooperation between FAO, the People's Republic of China, and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), which aims to promote the digitalization of rural areas in the region. 
FAO Costa Rica representative and Chinese Ambassador meet to promote technologies in rural areas, within the framework of the FAO-China-CELAC South-South cooperation project. 
In this webinar held by FAO, 552 people participated online through Zoom, YouTube and Twitter webcast platforms, including decision-makers, members of agricultural organizations, academia and civil society from all over the region.
The experts of the FAO-China-CELAC cooperation project were received by the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Chile, Niu Qingbao.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), through the South-South Cooperation project “Digital Transformation and innovation in agriculture” and its initiative “1000 Digital Villages in Latin America and the Caribbean”, held the first regional meeting for the planning ...

SANTIAGO, Chile - A face-to-face and virtual workshop was held on November 22, to take steps towards the digitization of family farmers' cooperatives, through pilot plans to be implemented in twelve member countries of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).
In the framework of FAO's first virtual fair "+Rural +Digital: Promoting the integration of the rural world", a discussion on the "Political dimension of the digital transformation of the rural world: advances and challenges" was held on 16 November.
In the framework of the project "Response and recovery to the impact of Covid19 in rural areas and food systems in the countries of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, through South-South Cooperation, a new "1000 Digital Villages Technical and Exchange Day" was held on 24 October. 
The webinar was attended by representatives from the governments of Chile, Mexico and Costa Rica, as well as from regional integration organisations.
The virtual fair +Rural +Digital brought together various experiences of digital innovation from different parts of the world, including the experiences of Chinese technology giant Alibaba and Farmbetter.