First-hand experiences of family farmers in Latin America on the use of ICTs

by Confederation of Family Producer Organizations of the Expanded Mercosur (COPROFAM) [Original language at the end] COPROFAM presents the results of their work with family farmers in collaboration with FORAGRO in the Collective Action on Inclusive Digital Agriculture After several months of activity, which began in the second half of 2021, the Confederation of Family … More First-hand experiences of family farmers in Latin America on the use of ICTs

Brazilian family farmer bets on ICTs and Youtube channels to spread knowledge 

By COPROFAM Meet Wagner Canal, a family farmer from São Domingos do Norte in the Southeast region of Brazil.  He strongly believes that family farming must keep up with the global technological advancements and continuously reinvent itself to stay relevant.   To this end, the family farmer has invested in internet coverage for more than 80% … More Brazilian family farmer bets on ICTs and Youtube channels to spread knowledge 

How do family farmers perceive digital solutions in the LAC Region

By Andres Sanchez FORAGRO/IICA Digital agriculture solutions are considered by many as innovations per se. However, if we more ambitiously see innovation as “an iterative, social process characterized by attempts, trial and errors”, aimed to “respond to one or more constraints hindering the wellbeing of an individual, of a group, or of a whole community”(1), … More How do family farmers perceive digital solutions in the LAC Region

Farmers and data governance in digital agriculture: a webinar of the Collective Action on Inclusive Digital Transformation of Agriculture

What happens with the data generated by digital technologies used on the farm? Who can use it, whom does it belong to, what is its value?  These and similar questions were addressed in the webinar on “Data governance in agriculture: including farmers”, organized by the partners in the GFAR Collective Action “Inclusive Digital transformation of … More Farmers and data governance in digital agriculture: a webinar of the Collective Action on Inclusive Digital Transformation of Agriculture

Why we’re launching a Collective Action on Inclusive Digital Transformation of Agriculture starting in Latin America

Viviana Palmieri, Executive Secretary of FORAGRO speaks with GFAR’s Valeria Pesce about leading the Collective Action on Inclusive Digital Transformation of Agriculture, the challenges and opportunities facing farmers and how to ensure inclusivity is key. Valeria: Why did FORAGRO propose a Collective Action on Inclusive Digital Agriculture and what is the importance for you of … More Why we’re launching a Collective Action on Inclusive Digital Transformation of Agriculture starting in Latin America