Nigeria has one of the largest inventories of uncultivated farmland on earth, but they are losing crops in volumes because of labor shortages and lack of mechanization.” according to Jehiel Oliver,...
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:03
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a publicly accessible near real time database (WaPOR) using satellite data that allows monitoring of...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 17:35
In the recent special report entitled 'EU Farming getting smarter' the EURACTIV.com covers on technology and agriculture.
The publication reports that European Union is exploring ways of helping its...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 14:38
Over 90% of sub-Saharan Africa’s 48 million smallholder farmers lack access to formal credit. Although agriculture accounts for around 65% of employment and 32% of gross domestic product, less than 6...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 11:24
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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 11:04
In Ghana, the agricultural north supplies food to buyers in the south. The travel is mostly done by car and takes up a lot of time. Also, these long journeys are done carrying large sums of money, as...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:55
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Oxfam publishes a report that gives a glimpse on the use of ICTs in humanitarian response.
The report details activities, outcomes of the Scaling Humanitarian ICTs Networks (SHINE)...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:15
Online forum discussions held on the e-Agriculture Platform have shown us that independently from the topic or the context, often the same challenges and recommendations are brought forward by...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 16:59
The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is informing the community that it has established a supporting centre for drone operations in Benin, DRC, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 08:18
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) and the e-Agriculture Community of Practice (COP) are launching a...
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 21:38