South-South cooperation: Digital transformation and innovation in agriculture

Support to 1000 Digital Villages initiative
Main Goal

This product is intended for participating local/national governments to initiate digitization in rural areas (to support the 1000 digital villages global initiative) as a post-COVID-19 recovery measure.

To date, the Project is preparing work plans in Chile, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Cuba, Jamaica and Panama, where the various pilot initiatives will be carried out.


Events held

In this context, the following activities have been carried out:

  • Workshop of face-to-face and virtual modality 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 South-South Cooperation: Cooperatives and Digital Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean.