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Location: Italy
Organization: FAO
Blog posts by e-Agriculture:
Today (Tuesday, November 21, 2017) the world marks the ‘World Television Day’ which was proclaimed in 1996 by the United Nations General Assembly, “in recognition of the increasing impact television has on decision-making by alerting world attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security... more »
The Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement II (ADVANCE II) case study is part of a series of case studies by the USAID to highlight how digital technologies are integrated into agricultural programs. The adoption of digital technologies continues to increase within the agricultural... more »
As the curtain comes down at COP23 in Bonn, Germany we await take-aways that could impact on farmers. What climate smart solutions really work for farmers? The publication ‘Climate Solutions that work for farmers’ though written in 2015, predicted that smallholder farmers in developing countries... more »
In a recent editorial of the Journal of Information Technology, states that ICT4D research is faced with increasing and rapidly changing technologies. This demands a “more acute sense of where research is situated within the broader picture of development”. The editorial explores the key... more »
A recent article looks at the technology and how it has and still will make an agricultural revolution in the future. This article is published by nature outlook; and postulates that a technological revolution in farming led by advances in robotics and sensing technologies could reform modern... more »
The Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO REU), in collaboration with our regional partner Green Growth Platform, is organizing a regional forum on e-agriculture for central and South-East Europe “Precise and integrated... more »
The drone technology is the new fad. Drones or Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) are revolutionizing agriculture, for example the use of remote sensing in agriculture. In essence, the use of drones for Precision Agriculture, farming, pest management and crop management is exploding worldwide. What has... more »
This introductory piece is part of a broader series of blogs that will look at the application of ICTs to the SDGs. The first blog introduces the SDGs and their conceptual framework and their integration to the agricultural domain - using the FAO mainstreaming of SDGs as an example. In the... more »
Following the forum on The Role of ICTs in Sustainable Crop Production Intensification (SCPI) of horticulture crop based system (mainly fruits, vegetables, roots and tubers) we caught up with Innocent Chamisa - the co-moderator from the Rural and Urban Crop and Mechanization Systems Team (AGPML)... more »
In this blog, The water sources worldwide are dwindling, the SDGs and the Paris agreement have an overaching policy guides on the use of water FAO focuses on water in 3 main categories; information and knowledge,policy advice, and technical support to member countries. The role of ICTs in water... more »