To open the AMM G20 series tomorrow, Global Forum activities will discuss digital agriculture

TRIBUNNEWS.COM – Events Meeting of Ministers of Agriculture (AMM) The G20 Indonesia will start on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 tomorrow. As an opening, AMM will be launched by side event Global Forums. This activity in the form of a round table will specifically address digital agriculture.

“Minister of Agriculture Syahrul Yasin Limpo must directly open the Global Forum,” said the head of the Public Relations and Public Information Office of the Ministry of Agriculture (Kementan) Kuntoro Boga Andri in a press release. , Monday (09/26/2022).

On this occasion, the Managing Director Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Qu Dongyo will deliver a speech on efforts to increase the role of women and youth in agriculture through digital innovation. After that, the activity continued with a welcome session of senior government officials from G20 countries.

“Ministers of Agriculture or representatives of a number of countries will provide short statement Related priorities, Sharesand Partnership on digital agriculture,” Kuntoro said.

The countries that will have the opportunity to make themselves known are the United States, Turkey, Canada, Italy and South Africa.

In the first session of the discussion, a number of international organizations will discuss revitalizing the role of women and youth in agricultural entrepreneurship. Representatives from IFAD, IFPRI, GTZ and WAFF are expected.

Waiting for the second session, the discussion will be filled by the actors start and global companies. The discussion will focus on the theme of increasing the participation and capacity of women and youth in the implementation of digital agriculture.

“A number of global company Those who must complete the panel are PT Bali Organic Subak from Indonesia, Pinduoduo from China, AgUnity from Australia and Microsoft Indonesia,” Kuntoro explained.

On the previous occasion, the Head of Agricultural Extension and Human Resources Development Agency (BPPSDMP) Dedi Nursyamsi, as the Head of Implementation of the Global Forum, hopes that this activity can enhance a good synergy between related parties. In addition, it is also hoped that there will be more opportunities for the development of agricultural enterprises and the regeneration of farmers.

“With the development of science in agriculture, especially the Internet era and shrinking agricultural land, the role of digital agriculture in agriculture will be even more important in the future,” said- he declared.

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