BIID will share eKrishok experiences on how ICT can facilitate business development services to the farmers and agr-businesses, primarily small & medium sized enterprises and foster growth. The multidimensional perspective of eKrishok will be shared through a presentation. A2I/PMO, Bangladesh will also present a brief on the ongoing initiatives in the field of eAgriculture. Panelists and experts will contribute in the session on the topic and presentations. A quick Q&A session will be moderated by the session Chair.
Mr. Md Shahid Uddin Akbar, CEO, BIID
Mr. Md Shakhawatul Islam, Innovation Associate, A2I/PMO, Bangladesh
C7 of the PoA of WSIS categorically identified agricultural sector as one of the major focus area to address and emphasized on integration of ICT enabled services to empower the farmers and agro-businesses. BIID session will highlight the potentials and scopes to improvize the ongoing efforts.
SDG 1, 2, 3, 5, 8 and 12 identified various aspects of agricultural, nutrition and gender issues which directly and indirectly links the BIID session. eAgriculture can foster access to information and new technology to farmers and businesses to manage their farms smartly and improve their livelihood inclduing addressing nutritional challenges and gender equality.
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