The World Bank is organising a Digital Agriculture Conference in Cairo, Egypt, on May the 9th. The conference has two objectives (i) showcasing global best practices in using digital technologies to improve efficiency of agricultural markets, to provide smallholder farmers with access to markets, knowledge and finance, and create jobs in agribusiness; (ii) launching the ‘Digital Ag Challenge’ to encourage the participation of Egypt’s young people in resolving agriculture sector issues through use of digital technologies. Mechteld Andriessen is representing eLEAF in Cairo and will act as panellist on the ‘Digital Solutions for Access to Information ‘session.