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    Evidence have shown that technology has the potential to improve agricultural productivity. Specifically ICTs can help governments and developmental organizations to enhance food security and improve rural livelihoods through both knowledge and skills transfer. In most cases also improve the...

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    As advertised by CTA, text abridged from their announcement  The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has published a Call for Expression of Interest . This call supports the usage of drones to ensure that smallholder farming needs to become more productive, more...

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    The FAO Technical Network on Sustainable Crop Production and Agroecology will hold a Seminar on FAO’s Farmer Field Schools programme and Global Platform on Wednesday in FAO HQ with remote participation online at http://www.fao.org/webcast/en/ . All interested e-Agriculture CoP members can...

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    FAO podcast published two podcasts that focus on what drones have to offer for agriculture. This part of Episode 7 of TARGET: Zero hunger. The Philippines Drone Pilot program In this first podcast, details the experience of FAO in using drones to gather detailed land and crop images for disaster...

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    The future of agriculture hinges on the adoption of technologies such as the Internet of Things (loT), Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, noted Vicente Muñoz, Chief Internet of Things Officer, Telefónica. This comment was made during the presentation on the power of digital technologies to the...

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    11 February was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (resolution A/RES/70/212) as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, to achieve full and equal acceess to and participation in science for women and girls. Within agriculture, CIMMYT has chosent to celebrate this day by...

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    The e-Agriculture Team is inviting interested person to a Twitter chat on "The use of blockchain for Agriculture" which will be held on Twitter The following are the details:- Date : Thursday 22 February 2018  Time : 11:00 to 18:00 (CEST) (Time convertor) Hashtag: #AgBlockchain Blockchain...

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    ©FAO #HackAgainstHunger is organized by The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) with a goal to identify and support innovative solutions to address challenges around food and agriculture. The #HackAgainstHunger is a tripartite event...

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    GFAR recently announced a series of webinars on farmers' rights to data and this is a follow-up to the face-to-face course on Farmers Access to Data that was held in Centurion (Pretoria), South Africa in November 2017. According to the GFAR website,the webinars will be co-convened together with...

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    The FAO Agricultural Services and Digital Inclusion in Africa has been nominated to the WSIS Prizes 2018. We are inviting your vote for the project to win. The selection of the projects will be done on the 19th to the 23rd of February and then announced during the WSIS Forum 2018. To vote one needs...

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