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ARTICLE | Digital Transformation: Ongoing digitisation and digitalisation processes

Author: Kelly Rijswijk, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands What do we mean when we talk about digitisation? What is the difference between digitisation and digitalisation? How is the digital transformation impacting agriculture, forestry and rural areas? In this short article, we attempt to give answers to these [...]

2020-05-28T09:17:58+02:00May 22nd, 2020|

NEWS | Rural Digitisation Forum – join the online community!

The EU Rural Digitisation Forum (RDF) is an open EU-wide community of stakeholders with a common interest to work, learn and share knowledge about the digitalisation of agriculture, forestry and rural areas. With the aim of opening a space for discussion and knowledge sharing on all things rural [...]

2020-05-27T11:08:59+02:00May 18th, 2020|

NEWS | DESIRA’s virtual General Assembly

Consortium partners gathered for a virtual General Assembly over three days, 12-14 May 2020, to advance work on the Horizon 2020 project, DESIRA. Much of the work undertaken by partners has been advancing smoothly. Good progress was made in the development of the Conceptual Analytical Framework for the [...]

2020-05-18T09:42:09+02:00May 18th, 2020|

ARTICLE | Digital Game Changers in Rural Areas: the DESIRA Conceptual Approach

Author: Manlio Bacco, National Research Council (CNR), Italy Digital transformation is a process responsible of profound changes in the economy and in the society as a result of the uptake and integration of digital technologies. These play a central role, disrupting existing mechanisms and thus triggering responses from [...]

2020-05-27T13:57:19+02:00May 12th, 2020|

NEWS | SmartAgriHubs Open Call – Respond to COVID-19

The SmartAgriHubs project has launched an open call until 3 June 2020 for Digital Innovation Hubs and SMEs to participate in finding collectively digital solutions in response to challenges COVID-19 has posed on the agri-food sector. The open call focuses on the organisation of hackathon type of activities [...]

2020-05-26T15:28:50+02:00May 11th, 2020|

ARTICLE | How will digitalisation be affected by Coronavirus?

Authors: Gianluca Brunori (University of Pisa) and Manlio Bacco (National Research Council), Italy Coronavirus is a game changer. It is disrupting the way we work, do shopping, learn, entertain, communicate, and have social relations. Coronavirus is also generating a deep transformation in the way the production systems are [...]

2020-05-27T13:57:44+02:00May 5th, 2020|

NEWS | Ruritage’s call for resilience actions in the face of COVID-19

The Horizon 2020-funded project, RURITAGE, started a call for action in April 2020 to collect examples of actions of resilience intended to increase and strengthen rural communities during the current global pandemic. Relevant examples will be used in a final report on solutions and initiatives for enhancing resilience [...]

2020-05-26T15:26:15+02:00May 4th, 2020|

ARTICLE | Digitising the Solidarity Economy

Authors: Davie Philip and Oliver Moore, CULTIVATE - The Sustainable Ireland Cooperative, Ireland The global pandemic means that we have moved rapidly from an era of disruptive technologies as occasional societal game changers, to one where disruptions in society are leading rapidly towards the application of technologies in [...]

2020-05-27T13:58:04+02:00April 30th, 2020|

NEWS | Slovenian Digital Innovation Hub

The 4PDIH (Public Private People Partnership Digital Innovation Hub) in Slovenia is a one-stop-shop platform for digital transformation and digital competence development. The partnership aims to create awareness and provide services to grow digital competences, share digital experience and case studies, and support the Slovenian government to adapt [...]

2020-05-26T15:23:47+02:00April 22nd, 2020|

ARTICLE | Digitalisation – Improving policy while transforming agriculture

Authors: Davie Philip & Oliver Moore, CULTIVATE - The Sustainable Ireland Cooperative, Ireland ‘The agriculture sector has a long history of innovating and adopting new technologies to increase productivity, manage risk and improve environmental, social and economic sustainability. The use of digital technologies and related innovation—by farmers and [...]

2020-05-27T13:58:23+02:00April 15th, 2020|