Science, Technology and Innovation

Events

17/10

2022

21/10

2022

Hybrid Event, 17/10/2022 - 21/10/2022

17 October 2022 | 14.00-16:00 (CEST) | Opening Ceremony | FAO headquarters (Rome, Italy) 

21/7

2022

Hybrid Event, 21/07/2022

12:15 -13:45 (CEST) | HIGH-LEVEL PANEL DISCUSSION

27/6

2022

Virtual Event, 27/06/2022

11:00 – 16:00 (GMT+7)

09/6

2022

Virtual Event, 09/06/2022

9 June 2022 |13:00 CEST|FAO Webinar. A session of UN Behavioural Science Week 2022. Upon the invitation of the UN Innovation Network, FAO will provide an update on its ongoing exploration of behavioural science as an innovative method for understanding ...

02/6

2022

Hybrid Event, 02/06/2022

This hybrid-session would showcase two presentations, one from FAO and another from ITU on selected projects related to digital skills for youth and women in agriculture. Thereafter, would have a panel discussion on issues related to digital skills and women in agriculture, hinging on the findings on the joint FAO-ITU study.

23/5

2022

Virtual Event, 23/05/2022

23 May 2022|14:00-15:15 CEST| Webinar.  Regulatory sandboxes are instruments for legal innovation and are often mentioned in discussions about blockchain, land tenure, financial inclusion, and fintech. The discussion will try to answer the following questions: 1) What are regulatory sa...

17/5

2022

Virtual Event, 17/05/2022

17 May 2022|13:00 14:00 CEST. GFAR TALKS: A showcase for debate on challenging and provocative topics related to agrifood system transformation. These debates make use of GFAR’s global platform to put farmers, women and indigenous and marginalized communities center stage, making for a lively and all-inclusive experience.

11/5

2022

Virtual Event, 11/05/2022

11 May 2022, 18:00 - 20:00 GMT (20:00-22:00 CEST). "The state of the world’s land and water resources for food and agriculture: Systems at breaking point (SOLAW 2021)" Main Report is a comprehensive resource that highlights the worsening state of the earth’s soil, land and water resources – the roots of the global food systems – and the challenges posed in feedin...

06/5

2022

Virtual Event, 06/05/2022

Friday, 6 May | 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM (EDT).
This special event will discuss the path forward for the Partnership in Action, following the successful inception of the Global Pilot Programme on Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) for the SDGs roadmaps. The session will also discuss potential support to strengthen international partnerships on STI capacity-buil...

06/5

2022

Hybrid Event, 06/05/2022

6 May 2022. Digital technologies impact the entire food system, everyone involved, and bring significant benefits to agriculture. They empower farmers to access information, markets, and finance, unlocking economic and employment opportunities and increasing efficiency and transparency across value chains.

06/5

2022

Virtual Event, 06/05/2022

6 May 2022| 7:30 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT).
This event will explore how more effective and coherent UN ...

05/5

2022

Virtual Event, 05/05/2022

Thursday, 5 May | 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM (EDT). 
The FAO Chief Scientist, Ismahane Elouafi, will participate as a panelist.
This pre-event will feature senior UN officials discussing outcomes of joint work in the IATT membership, and feature reports about the outcomes of closely associated UN commissions, forums and events, such as the Reg...

04/5

2022

Virtual Event, 04/05/2022

4 May 2022| 9:00-10:15 (EDT)
The FAO Chief Scientist, Ismahane Elouafi, will deliver a special address.
The FAO Chief Economist, Máximo Torero, will participate as a panelist.
At the next Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (

28/4

2022

Virtual Event, 28/04/2022

28 Apr 2022, 16.00-18.00 CEST. ITU-UN and FAO, AI for Good WebinarAutonomous robots are transforming agriculture. As these technologies become increasingly...

27/4

2022

Virtual Event, 27/04/2022

27 Apr 2022, 16:00 17:00 (CEST). Join the roundtable organized by the World Food Forum’s (WFF) Transformative Research Challenge (TRC), an international open call for submissions of research ideas that aims to inspire innovation in sustainable development to end hunger and transform our food systems.

08/4

2022

Virtual Event, 08/04/2022

The high-level event will celebrate the longstanding partnership between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Wageningen University & Research (WUR), raise awareness of the new and strengthened areas of cooperation under the recently signed Memorandum of Understanding, and inspire the audience to learn more about FAO and WUR joint efforts to support t...