2 weeks Agri chief bats for ‘smart farms,’ Agriculture 4.0 Manilatimes |Biz
Agriculture Secretary William Dar aims to transform Philippine agriculture into a competitive industry that have “smart farms” with vast scientific and technological applications from the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0). To achieve that, he wants young and innovative Filipinos to become managers and catalysts of the industry, as the ranks of the country’s farmers are becoming older and will retire soon. During the 2020 Future Science Leaders Forum held by the National Academy of Science and Technology, Dar underscored the youth’s key role in building the foundation to attain a food-secure, resilient and industrialized Philippine agriculture. “Today, the average ... more