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Ubicación: Italy
Organization: FAO
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The drone technology is the new fad. Drones or Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) are revolutionizing agriculture, for example the use of remote sensing in agriculture. In essence, the use of drones for Precision Agriculture, farming, pest management and crop management is exploding worldwide. What has... more »
This introductory piece is part of a broader series of blogs that will look at the application of ICTs to the SDGs. The first blog introduces the SDGs and their conceptual framework and their integration to the agricultural domain - using the FAO mainstreaming of SDGs as an example. In the... more »
In this blog, The water sources worldwide are dwindling, the SDGs and the Paris agreement have an overaching policy guides on the use of water FAO focuses on water in 3 main categories; information and knowledge,policy advice, and technical support to member countries. The role of ICTs in water... more »
Cette annonce est reproduite et partagée dans l'e-agriculture tel que publié dans AIMS Nous sommes heureux d'annoncer trois webinaires (en anglais, en français et en espagnol) donnant plus d’informations sur comment s’orienter sur AGORA pour faciliter la recherche d'informations dans le domaine... more »
Can ICTs make the youth stay in agriculture? FAO and partners established that rural youth are the future of food security, yet the challenge is that few young people see a future for themselves in agriculture or rural areas. A study published by FAO noted six principal challenges affecting youth... more »
This is the title of the recently published memoirs by the Rt. Honourable Saulos Klaus Chilima (PhD), the Vice President of the Republic of Malawi. This is part of the ACBF African Development Memoirs Series. The African Capacity Building Foundation’s Development Memoirs Series is a key instrument... more »
FAO and World Bank met to share experiences in using drones for improving governance and support to developmental projects. The seminar was recently held in Rome at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO of the United Nations) on the 28th of October, 2016. The purpose of this seminar was to... more »
This blog was originally posted by Brenna Goth on September 4, 2013 in the CIMMYT blog.Mobile phones promise new opportunities for reaching farmers with agricultural information, but are their potential fully utilized? CIMMYT’s agricultural economist Surabhi Mittal and IRRI’s economist Mamta Mehar... more »
According to the report of Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), remittance contributes about 25%  to the country's GDP and also according to the report of Department of Immigration of Tribhuvan International Airport  1500 plus  Nepali youths migrate abroad daily to foreign job market. These two facts depict... more »
Information and communication technology (ICT) is increasingly seen as a tool for supporting development operations. Susheela Venkataraman, Principal Director of ADB’s Office of Information Systems and Technology, explains how ICT can help bridge socioeconomic divides in Asia and the Pacific.... more »