Farmers on the Frontline - Making digital agriculture work for small-scale farmers and rural transformation in a post-coronavirus world
12 June 2020
A conversation between Nobel Laureate Michael Kremer and IFAD President Gilbert F. Houngbo
Learn more about digital agriculture and its potential to improve agricultural production and the productivity of food systems.
The event will highlight how small-scale farmers can benefit from the opportunities digital agriculture offers in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Mr Kremer will give a presentation that will focus on his research around digital agriculture.
The conversation will address:
- Emerging opportunities and implications of digital connectivity for small-scale farmers
- The role of governments, private sector and multilateral institutions in promoting digital agriculture and reach rural areas
- The effectiveness of digital services in a post-COVID-19 world.
The event will be webcast on this page. Ask questions on Twitter using #IFADpostCOVID19.
Moderator: Marie Haga, Associate Vice-President External Relations and Governance, IFAD