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 ...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 14:31
African Union publishes a Decision EX . CL/Dec. 986-1007 (XXXII), the Executive Council of the African Union (AU), requests the AU and Member States to harness drones for agriculture as one of three...
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:41
A review of research on how information services based on mobile phone technology can improve the lives of smallholder farmers has found only patchy evidence of success.
The study conducted through...
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 10:19
European Commission is inviting young people to participate and play an active role in this year’s EDD 2018 Young Leaders Programme. The programme is looking for 15 extraordinary young people aged 21...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 14:19
Does your agricultural ministry still use paper for filing documents and submissions? How can technology help? The e-service support to farmers in Latvia is a good example of how technology can help...
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 11:46
There is a growing momentum to encourage the participation of youths in agriculture in Africa. Migration – both rural to urban and intercontinental - seemed to have sparked this debate. In any case,...
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 17:00
Agriculture has always been affected by plant pests and diseases, outbreaks can cause huge losses to crops and pastures and threatening the livelihoods of vulnerable smallholder farmers.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 13:44
UN Broadband Commission sets global broadband targets to bring online the world’s 3.8 billion not connected to the Internet. This is designed to bring the unconnected online so that they also can...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 14:20
FAO is using drones to fight hunger, improve nutrition and counter the effects of climate change and extreme weather events. A documentary from Asia and the Pacific Office of the UN’s Food and...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 08:31
For commercial agriculture to succeed, an investment into cash crops and investing in traditional agriculture is essential, also using information and communication technology (ICT).
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:51