FAO’s International Platform for Digital Food and Agriculture to bridge the gap between international fora for food and agriculture, enhance awareness on issues specific to the digitalization of the food and agriculture sectors and provide policy recommendations to governments to support decision-making at higher levels. Hand-in-Hand is FAO’s evidence-based, country-led and country-owned initiative to accelerate agricultural transformation and sustainable rural development to eradicate poverty (SDG 1) and end hunger and all forms of malnutrition (SDG2).
Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia, another partnership with Wageningen University & Research and others to apply for H2020 through a proposal of SmartAgriHubs for Africa.
- Introduction by Meng ZENG (Moderator) – Information Technology Officer, FAO
- Dejan Jakovljevic – Deputy Director, IT Services, FAO
- Longbao Wei – Director, Institute of Food and Agribusiness Management, Zhejiang University
- Hani Eskandar – Digital Services Senior Coordinator, ITU
The mission of the African Conference of Precision Agriculture (AfCPA) is to “connect the science and practice needed to put precision agriculture in action for Africa.” Through this mission, AfCPA seeks to provide a pan-African platform focused on highlighting new advances in the fields of experimental and applied precision agriculture.
The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to September 15th! Questions pertaining to abstract submissions should be addressed to [email protected]