The role of information and communication technologies in agriculture has grown substantially in recent years, allowing stakeholders to apply these technologies to improve food chain efficiency, productivity and sustainability of agriculture. This publication presents case studies on innovative uses of emerging technologies to improve the livehoods of farming communities, including 3D food printing, electronic traceability services, and multi-parameter monitors of indoor air quality.
Founded in 1945, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Serving both developed and developing countries, FAO provides a neutral forum where all nations meet as equals to negotiate agreements and debate policy. The Organization publishes authoritative publications on agriculture, fisheries, forestry and nutrition.