Emphasizing the need for digital transformations of Armenia's economy, in the Scientific and Technical Library of the National Centre for Innovation and Entrepreurship RA, on March 23, was held an event discussion of the book "Digital economy. "Prospects for the Development of the Agrarian Sector". The author of the book Mery Manucharyan Ph.D of the Kotanyan Institute of Economics was present in the event. The event was attended by professors and students of various institutes, colleges and universities, AMBERD" research center , "Enterprise Armenia" (Investment Support Center) Foundation, "Armenia International Airports" CJSC, "Shen" charitable non-governmental organization and employees of NCIE.
Narine Sirakanyan, head of the Scientific and Technical Library of the National Centre for Innovation and Entrepreurship RA, welcomed the attendees, emphasizing the development of the digital economy in Armenia as a priority in nowdays. From that point of view, she emphasized the importance of the author's book on digital economy, the discussion of which can be the basis for the emergence of a number of new ideas and the raising of issues for the further development of the field. She also noted that the scientific and technical library, based on its unique nature, has adopted a mission to become a platform for organizing and implementing discussions, meetings and events in other formats for scientists, inventors, specialists and interested representatives of the public.
The author of the book, Mary Manucharyan, presented to the participants the key issues of the development of the digital economy in the agrarian sector, the challenges of digitization, the innovative potential of the sector, the development of information technologies, the impact of the digital economy on the transformation of the labor market and a number of advantages of the new generation of digital technologies, and also referred to the development of the digital economy in RA.
The author donated a number of her published books to the library, for which the library presented her with a Letter of Appreciation.
The participants also got acquainted with the online platform of smart agriculture developed by the "Enterprise Armenia" foundation. The platform was presented by Onik Sanjyan, a communication expert of the smart agriculture project, talking about the rather rich toolkit of the platform, which enables representatives of the smart agriculture sector to establish connections between businessmen, farmers, technology providers and seekers of the Black Sea region, and at the same time provides complex knowledge to the representatives of the sector.
During the event, there was an exchange of ideas
, an active discussion on various issues of the digital economy.
A quiz on the digital economy was also hold for the participating students, the winner of which received a gift "Digital economy. Agrarian Development Perspectives" book with the author's inscription.
The participants also got acquainted with the thematic exhibition of the library, modern services offered, and some of them were registered and became users of the library.