The CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas team won US$100,000 grant to refine a mobile application that uses artificial intelligence to diagnose crop diseases.
This new app will...
Deforestation is a major challenge and SDG 15 addresses it
Drones can help in tree planting
An example of an initiative to use drones in planting trees
Forests are part of our ecosystem and they...
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The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) has published a Call for Expression of Interest . This call supports...
The FAO Technical Network on Sustainable Crop Production and Agroecology will hold a Seminar on FAO’s Farmer Field Schools programme and Global Platform on Wednesday in FAO HQ with remote...
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...
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.
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...
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Why do we need the digital principles?
What are these principles?
How have they been implemented?
The developmental world has seen an investment into platforms and...
Ethiopian herders have been provided the automated weather stations which are providing them with reliable climate information; armed with this information they can weigh up risks and make...
In 2015, many countries adopted the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, there by committing to a vision of a low- carbon, climate-resilient and sustainable future for all...