The ASEAN Food Security Information System (AFSIS) in cooperation with the Korea Agency of Education, Promotion and Information Service in Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (EPIS) hosted the capacity building workshops on “Establishing National Agri-food Information System and its Utilization” and “Digital Agriculture Technology and Agriculture Statistics” between August 25 - 31, 2019 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The objective is toseek opportunity and direction of the National Agri-food Information System (NAIS) project as this project faced to its 2nd phase, as well as introduction of Korean successful case in ICT convergence in agricultural sector.
There are 20 participants from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, the Philippines, Vietnam, and AFSIS Secretariat. The delegates learned about the concept of a global picture of digital agriculture technologies (DATs), a Korean picture of DATs, the innovation of Korean smart farming, building a strong innovation ecosystem to support DATs, DATs for agricultural productivity and market linkages, farmer financial inclusion, data analytic and intelligence, and alternative energy for agriculture. They also shared and discussed on the current status of agriculture information and statistics data, the current status of NAIS project, and the improvement plan for NAIS project regarding the future direction for 3rd phase. Moreover, the participants had filed trip to visit Wanju Local Food Market and the Rural Development Administration (RDA) in Wansan-gu district, North Jeolla province.
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