Experts call for the implementation of information technologies in agriculture


Information technology experts, researchers and academics have called the implementation of information technology in agriculture, environment, manufacturing, industry and marketing, as an eternal source of global industrial and economic development and the emphasis on the transfer of advanced technologies to the local level.

The 2nd International Conference on “Innovative Trends in Business and Technology (ICIBT 2021)” was organized by the Agricultural University of Sindh Tandojam, in collaboration with the “Innovative Knowledge Sharing Platform”, based in Germany, while that experts from 26 countries presented their papers and submitted their suggestions at an online conference at the Information Technology Center of the Agricultural University of Sindh.

Professor Dr. Fateh Marri, Vice Chancellor of SAU focused on the agricultural sector of Pakistan and presented his article on “Challenges and Opportunities in the Agricultural Sector of Pakistan in General and Sindh in particular”

He said research is ongoing in all components related to agriculture, industry and business, climate change, food security, population growth, agricultural development, animal husbandry, agro- industry, agro-tourism, agricultural by-products, because the survival of the whole world is linked to agricultural development, he urged experts from developed countries to include developing countries in their programs.

Prof. Dr. Hafiz Abid Malik, President of ICIBTT, said that information technologies and innovations play an important role in all sectors of science and business. “Today’s academics need to focus on research partnerships, technology and logistics management,” he said.

Professor Bruce Spencer, Professor from Canada, presented his article on the application of machine learning techniques in sensor data and said that computing has revolutionized the world, foreign business, communication and production, this sector has a key role in innovations, we can solve various problems and create new projects in this regard.

Speaking on traditional manufacturing and industrial practices in the aftermath of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Dr Sameera Iqbal from UAE said the world is rapidly moving towards industry and innovation in manufacturing in countries developed and environment and perfection are priority, and students from universities around the world, including Pakistan, should be encouraged to specialize in logistics engineering from the Division of Engineering, Technology and Science .

Dr Nayara Radwan, professor at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, presented a paper on smart and sustainable energy and waste management for cities, saying global economies face various challenges , including population growth, epidemics and climate change. Energy is also a major problem in big cities,

He said energy production from waste must be done to reduce the impact of pollution, while creating smart and modern energy in addition to waste.

Experts and students also presented their research papers at the conference, including the Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Social Sciences, Prof. Dr. Aijaz Ahmed Khoonharo, the Director of the Information Technology Center, Dr. Mansoor Hyder Deper, IT experts, Dr Mir Sajjad Hussain Talpur, Dr Zulfiqar Ahmed Mahar. , Dr Muhammad Abrar and Dr Muhammad Yaqoob Koondhar Conference Coordinator and other speakers shared their views on modern business and technological trends.

During the conference, 178 papers on the proposed fields were presented, of which 76 papers were approved.

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