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FOCUS ON E-AGRICULTURE CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES
The use of ICTs in agriculture continues to grow although it is hard to keep pace with new technologies and...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 10:54
The e-Agriculture Team announces the 2nd Newsletter in 2017. This issue provides a quick update of the planned e-Agriculture Capacity Development activities.
In the coming months the e-Agriculture...
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 18:09
Yara ImageIT is a smartphone app designed to measure nitrogen uptake in a crop and generate a nitrogen recommendation based on photographs of the crop. ImageIT calculates nitrogen uptake based on...
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 11:42
ICTs are pivotal for the future of agriculture. As they are finding an ever important space in most sectors of everyday life, agriculture should't be an exeption. ICTs can help in many ways producers...
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 10:15
Today marks the International Girls in ICT Day 2017, which is celebrated yearly on the 4th Thursday in April. The day is organised by ITU ; the UN Women has also issued a commemoration statement. ...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:24
By the year 2050, the world population is expected to grow to 9.7 billion: demand for food will grow dramatically. Following a present trend, 2/3 of this population will be concetrated in big cities...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:29
AGRIinsight is a UK-based company developing innovative technologies to be used in emerging markets. AGRIinsight has developed an online platform that has a powerful geo-visualisation interface,...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:37
Preliminary results of a study shows that using drone technology could cut labour and costs spent in collecting data for maize breeding by at least 10%.
The SciDevNEt reported that The International...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:29
In this blog,
The water sources worldwide are dwindling, the SDGs and the Paris agreement have an overaching policy guides on the use of water
FAO focuses on water in 3 main categories; information...
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 11:25
The Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is set to launch a new book entitled, ICT Agripreneurship Guide – A Path to Success for Young ACP Entrepreneurs. This books relays...
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 08:45