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Use of innovative technologies for agricultural early warning systems

FAO-JRC webinar in the context of the EU-FAO strategic dialogue following up on the theme of “Food systems transformation through Digitalisation”.  

The event stimulated discussion on how early warning systems can be further improved while at the same time responding to the increased information needs driven by the ongoing complex crises.

  • food safety | food security
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  • Online only


  1. 5 Jul 2022,
    01:00 PM - 01:05 PM CEST

    Raschad Al Khafaji, Director of FAO LOB

  2. 01:05 PM - 01:20 PM CEST
    Short introductions

    Maximo Torero, FAO - Chief Economist and
    Alan Belward, JRC - Director Sustainable Resources

  3. 01:20 PM - 01:35 PM CEST
    Innovative technologies in FAO early warning systems

    Zhongxin Chen, FAO Senior Information Technology Officer and Coordinator of the Hand-In-Hand Geospatial platform

    Karl Morteo, FAO Information Technology Officer

  4. 01:35 PM - 01:50 PM CEST
    Innovative technologies in JRC early warning systems

    Felix Rembold, JRC - Food Security team lead

  5. 01:50 PM - 02:00 PM CEST
    Feedback and reflections by GIEWS

    Mario Zappacosta, FAO – Head of GIEWS

  6. 02:00 PM - 02:10 PM CEST
    Feedback and reflections by GEOGLAM

    Inbal Becker-Reshef, NASA Harvest - Programme Director

  7. 02:10 PM - 02:20 PM CEST
    Feedback and reflections by IPC

    Leila Oliveira, Team Leader of IPC Technical Development, FAO

  8. 02:20 PM - 02:35 PM CEST
    Q&A session

    Moderator: Myrto Arvaniti, FAO LOB - Marketing and Communication

  9. 02:35 PM - 02:45 PM CEST
    Wrap up and closing remarks

    Willem Olthof, DG INTPA – Deputy Head of Unit Sustainable Agri-Food systems and Fisheries

Practical information

Online only
Who should attend
agricultural and food security analysts, academia, civil society
EU-FAO strategic dialogue