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Agreement sets to increase opportunities and capacities for African smallholder farmers 4 November 2022, Rome 
Leveraging agricultural automation for transforming agrifood systems
On 2-4 November 2022, FAO will convene the Global Conference on Sustainable Plant Production with the theme “Innovation, Efficiency and Resilience” (GPC), which will take place as a hybrid virtual/physical meeting at FAO headquarters in Rome. The overall...
 On Thursday, 09 June 2022, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Agricultural Machinery Industry Association (CEMA) celebrated their long-standing collaboration through a
Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization (SAM) in Africa remains to be an urgent imperative and an indispensable pillar for attaining the Malabo Declaration: Zero Hunger Vision by 2025, Goal 2 of the Sustainable Development Goals - and Agenda 2063, the Prosperous...
Autonomous robots are transforming agriculture. As these technologies become increasingly cheaper and lighter and incorporate swarming technologies, they are now being deployed for a range of tasks including weeding, picking, crop scouting, pruning, thinning, harvesting, and more.  Agricultural robots can also...
A new series of e-learning courses on Small-scale agricultural mechanization hire services as a business enterprise has recently been launched through the FAO elearning Academy, as a result of a joint collaboration involving the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and...
With a world population blooming toward 9.7 billion in 2050 and global food demand expected to rise by at least 70%, producing enough food to feed the world will prove to...
Finger millet (kurakkan) is an important food crop grown in the rain-fed uplands (dry zone) of Sri Lanka. It can be cultivated under adverse soil and climatic conditions. In particulat, the crop is important crop in tropical regions...
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