The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s Rural and Urban Crop and Mechanization Systems Team (AGPML) and the e-Agriculture Team, (OPC) are glad to announce the upcoming online ‘forum’ discussion themed, “The Role of ICTs in Sustainable Crop Production Intensification (SCPI) of horticulture crop based system”.
This forum on ICTs in Sustainable Crop Production Intensification (SCPI) of horticulture crop based systems (mainly on fruits, vegetables, roots and tubers) is part of broader discussion that aims to present the ongoing evolution in Agriculture and Horticulture as a continuous trend towards the goal to “produce more with less”.
ICTs and emerging technologies in agriculture promise to be a good arsenal in the fight against hunger and malnutrition. The role of ICTs in SCPI is likely to gain more and more importance in horticulture as well.
Information on participation
- This online forum will take place from 06th of March to 27th of March 2017 on the e-Agriculture Platform
- The discussion will be guided by pre-selected subject matter experts from different organizations and facilitated by FAO's AGPML and the e-Agriculture Team in OPC.
- The forum can be accessed through the following link: http://www.e-agriculture.org/forums/discussions/role-ict-sustainable-crop-production-intensification-scpi-horticulture-crop-based (Questions will only be activated during the forum)
- In order to participate or comment you will have to register (http://www.e-agriculture.org/user/register ) and login at the time of the forum.
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