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DEMETER participates at COP26 on Science and Innovation Day

Introduction On the 9th of November, DEMETER was excited to participate in COP26 with a one-day exhibition stand in the Green Zone. COP26 is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference with the aim of bringing parties together to accelerate towards climate change action. The Green Zone at COP26 is where the public, civil society,...
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Use of Digital Technologies as a farm advisor in Training

Jennifer Bracken from Teagasc is undertaking research ‘Application of digital advisory tools and services within a farm advisory service context’ within the EU FAIRshare project. In this blog post, FairShare and Jennifer share an overview of her research and her experience as a female advisor in training. Digital technologies are modifying the everyday lives, practices...
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A review of the Gender in Agritech webinar

Introduction DEMETER and SmartAgriHubs, leading Horizon2020 projects promoting the digital transformation of the European agri-food sector, came together to organise a webinar on October 15th to discuss the  importance of Gender in agritech. The webinar ran on International Rural Women’s Day which aims to create awareness of rural women and girls, their needs, and their...
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SmartAgriHubs: gender equality and smart farming

The raison d’être of SmartAgriHubs is inclusive and exponential Agri-digital community and network building, showcasing Agri-digital innovation which leads to more sustainable and competitive European agriculture. While many achievements are evident, a bit of self-reflection prompted a question: In our quest for inclusiveness and innovation, had we overlooked the obvious?  What about women in agri-tech...