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Forum of the Americas for Agricultural Research and Technology Development

Technical brief: Notes on digital agriculture, challenges and opportunities

Año: 2019

Technical brief prepared as an input for the virtual consultation convened by FORAGRO to analyze the priorities that must be incorporated into the hemispheric RDI agenda with the objective of achieving an inclusive and equitable use of digital agriculture, that leaves no one behind. Efforts are required by all actors, both public and private, to bridge the connectivity gaps; meet the need for appropriate digital developments for different types of producers in different regions; improve clarity in the regulation of information privacy; and strengthen the capacities of producers, of other actors in the agricultural chains and of the agriculture support services, to develop and take advantage of options based on digital technologies