AQUASTAT is FAO's global information system on water and agriculture. It collects, analyses and disseminates data and information by country and by region. Its aim is to provide users interested in...
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 11:37
In a recent article on Harvard Business Review, Ndubuisi Ekekwe explores how digital technology is poised at providing a solution to increase farm productivity in Africa. In this article he reviews...
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 09:27
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We are pleased to announce three upcoming webinars in English, French and Spanish about how to...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 15:16
Ericsson and The Earth Institute, Columbria University have published this report entitled, "ICT and SDGs: How Information and Communications Technology Can Accelerate Action on the Sustainable...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 14:36
The first beta release of the FAO Water Productivity through Open access of Remotely sensed derived data (WaPOR) portal is available as of 14 April 2017. The FAO portal monitors and reports on...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 12:20
Agricultural work in mountainous areas such as grass cutting is done manually. Because of the many slopes it is difficult to introduce a robot. At the same time, there is a huge labour shortage in...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:31
Global Forest Watch (GFW) is an interactive online forest monitoring and alert system designed for users to access the information they need to better manage and conserve forest landscapes.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:48
Today 17th of May 2017 marks the World Information Society Day, a day that was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly resolution, following the World Summit on the Information Society in...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:42
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The purpose of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:22
The Global Information and Early Warning System on Food and Agriculture (GIEWS) was created by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS) as a response to the generalized food crisis of the early...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 09:47