In February 2020, the European Commission unveiled its ideas and actions for a digital transformation of the EU. It presented a European society powered by digital solutions that puts people first, opens up new opportunities for businesses, and boosts the development of trustworthy technology to foster an open and democratic society and a vibrant and sustainable economy. Digital is a key enabler to fighting climate change and achieving the green transition, and that is of particular interest to the agricultural sector. Digital technology can help farmers reduce costs and become more green.
The EU’s digital strategy aims to benefit European citizens by making sure technology improves their daily lives, businesses by empowering them to start, grow, innovate and compete on fair terms and the environment.