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Forum of the Americas for Agricultural Research and Technology Development

Hemispheric forum – “Bridging the Digital Divide in Rural Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean: Towards a Digital Agricultural Revolution”

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General: Ensure the full achievement of the benefits of digital technological progress, aiming to ensure that on-one is left behind, particularly in rural areas and in the agriculture sector.



  1. Share information about digitalization opportunities and challenges to contribute to a more inclusive agriculture sector and rural environment.
  2. Disseminate success stories and lessons learned from projects and public policies implemented in different LAC countries, with respect to bridging the digital divide in rural areas and indigenous communities.
  3. Share experiences about the use of ICT tools in rural areas, emphasizing their impact on inhabitants, particularly family farmers, indigenous people, youth and rural women.
  4. Define elements for future projects that will facilitate joint execution of actions aimed at sensitization, dissemination, appropriation, training, productive use, empowerment and overall digital education in rural areas in LAC countries.

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