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FAO pushing ahead with digital strategy to equip farmers with ICT

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Family farmers need information and technology tools that can help them thrive and feed a growing population, with challenges like climate change and natural resource scarcity making agriculture more knowledge-intensive, according to FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva.

"Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can have a profound impact on the efficiency, resilience, and inclusion of poor family farmers," Graziano da Silva said. This is why FAO is pushing ahead with a digital strategy that aims to support the world's most vulnerable through knowledge sharing and bottom-up learning.

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