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    As the curtain comes down at COP23 in Bonn, Germany we await take-aways that could impact on farmers. What climate smart solutions really work for farmers? The publication ‘Climate Solutions that work for farmers’ though written in 2015, predicted that smallholder farmers in developing countries...

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    In a recent editorial of the Journal of Information Technology, states that ICT4D research is faced with increasing and rapidly changing technologies. This demands a “more acute sense of where research is situated within the broader picture of development”. The editorial explores the key...

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    A recent article looks at the technology and how it has and still will make an agricultural revolution in the future. This article is published by nature outlook; and postulates that a technological revolution in farming led by advances in robotics and sensing technologies could reform modern...

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    In most developping countries, agriculture is the main source of the population’s income. Lack of acces to relevant informations leads to low yields, famers stress and low income. Nowadays Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have the potential to transform agriculture in rural area....

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    The Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO REU), in collaboration with our regional partner Green Growth Platform, is organizing a regional forum on e-agriculture for central and South-East Europe “Precise and integrated...

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    L’objectif de ce projet est t’amener l’information agropastorale auprès des producteurs du monde rural à travers leur téléphone en utilisant le code Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) . Le monde rural est délaissé en ce qui concerne les TIC, la population vieillissante ne maitrise pas l...

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    (This article was inspired by the recent blog post ‘Drones in Agriculture’, posted on 22nd August) Whist we mostly take it for granted, we depend on the farming industry for the food we eat, and therefore for our very survival. A vast proportion of the earth’s land mass is farmland, and farming...

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    The drone technology is the new fad. Drones or Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) are revolutionizing agriculture, for example the use of remote sensing in agriculture. In essence, the use of drones for Precision Agriculture, farming, pest management and crop management is exploding worldwide. What has...

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  • Howard Sherman's picture

    With the ICTforAg Conference scheduled for June 23rd in Washington, D.C., we got to thinking about the future of AgTech. A key lesson learned from the first wave of ICT4Ag development, which is now driving a new era, is that it doesn’t matter how brilliantly an app is designed but rather whether...

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  • PDey's picture

    Crop cultivation is a complex process and involves a set of activities like land preparation, planting, pest control, irrigation, nutrient management, harvesting, marketing, etc. The entire cycle of crop production requires multitude of information by the farmers. Despite many efforts over the...

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