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e-Forum on ICTs and Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition

Take part in online Open Data discussions

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Global Data on Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN); the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the World Bank are inviting interested individuals to participate in the upcoming forum discussion to be held on the e-Agriculture platform. This forum takes place from 19 June to 14 July 2017 on the e-Agriculture Platform.

The overall objective is to explore how information communication technologies (ICTs) can be used in facilitating the fair use of Open Data in agriculture and nutrition by farmers. Particular focus is set on the more vulnerable among them such as family farmers, rural women and the youth engaged in farming as a livelihood. This online debate on the e-Agriculture platform will explore the crossroads between ICTs and Open Data in Agriculture and Nutrition and its effective use, and will focus on weighting the benefits and possible losses that conjunctive use of technology and Open Data can bring to farmers, especially smallholder family farmers in developing countries.

Would you like to know more about this initiative or would you like to share your opinion on this subject? The forum is open to all those interested in the topic. In order to contribute and read what is being discussed you will need to create an account on the e-Agriculture platform. We invite all those interested to sign-up and take part in the debate that is shaping their future!