Evidence have shown that technology has the potential to improve agricultural productivity. Specifically ICTs can help governments and developmental organizations to enhance food security and...
#HackAgainstHunger is organized by The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) with a goal to identify and support innovative...
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 ...
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,...
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...
For commercial agriculture to succeed, an investment into cash crops and investing in traditional agriculture is essential, also using information and communication technology (ICT).
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Blockchain and ICT4D
Blockchain use cases in ICT4D
Opportunities for blockchain
In the past month within the ICT4D, blockchain is probably the most...
The Palawija Forum article reports on the implementation of ICTs to support agriculture in Indonesia. Agriculture is a key sector which accounts for 31.7% the country’s labour-force.
UNESCO and ITU have announced the ‘Mobile Learning Week 2018’ which is a flagship ICT in education conference. The event will be held from 26 to 30 March 2018 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.The...
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Vegetalia, an ICT startup, have joined forces to provide solutions for the Japanese agricultural sector. This is an example where private sector investing in...