Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation (GFAR)

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[Extract] Chapter II. Analysis of the survey on family farmers' attitudes towards digital solutions. From the Current Scenario and Needs report on Latin America and the Caribbean by FORAGRO

LAC 2021 survey graph
A regional survey was undertaken in October 2021 to gather input from the production units, i.e., the family farming producers in LAC, for the identification of current uses, needs and expectations in terms of digital solutions. It was conducted within the framework of the collective action on inclusive digital transformation of agriculture facilitated by GFAR and implemented in LAC by FORAGRO, in conjunction with IICA and COPROFAM, with international partners AgGateway and GODAN.

Webinar on Ethical and Legal Issues Around Agricultural Data

Ethical and Legal Issues Around Agricultural Data IGAD 2022 GFAR session
Agricultural data flows involve different actors from generation to transformation, enrichment, aggregation and final fruition. These dynamics have ethical, socio-economic, and legal dimensions that affect the way the digitalization of agriculture benefits the various actors, often leaving the least resourced behind... Speakers in this session organized by GFAR illustrate the most important ethical and legal issues related to farm data flows and governance.

GODAN/CTA/GFAR Code of Conduct Toolkit

Codes of conduct Toolkit
This Toolkit has the practical purpose of providing the conceptual basis and example clauses for general, scalable guidelines for everyone dealing with the production, ownership, sharing and use of data in agriculture. The initial version contains examples inspired by the four existing codes of conduct in different regions. Users can combine clauses and export their set as a basis for a tailored code or for contract clauses.
Digital and Data-Driven Agriculture: Harnessing the Power of Data for Smallholders webmaster Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:26
Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation (GFAR)
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)
Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN)
GFAR white paper cover
White paper published by GFAR, CTA and GODAN in 2018 on the challenges of harnessing the power of data for smallholder farmers. It discusses risk of data sharing, challenges of access to relevant data, opportunities and drivers, and recommendations for making digital agriculture more "farmer-friendly".