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  • Innocent Kafembe's picture

    Smallholder farmers constitute the bulk of the global farmers, about 90% of the worlds farms are owned and operated by families and most live in rural areas. Yet most of these are affected by the effects of climate change, funding crisis, drought and other factors inhibiting agriculture. In fact,...

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  • Sophie Treinen's picture

    In celebrating the "International Women's Day' (IWD 2018) FAO, IFAD and WFP have organized this year’s annual event on how media and ICT can empower rural women and girls to transform their lives. During this day's celebrations, a new publication, "GENDER AND ICTs : Mainstreaming gender in the use...

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  • kiura's picture

    The Asia-Pacific Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture (AFITA) announces the upcoming conference which will focus on precision agriculture. This year in October 2018, AFITA/WCCA2018 is going to be co-located with World Congress on Computers in Agriculture (WCCA). As stated on our...

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  • Bakuku's picture

    Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization and partners are organizing the East African Digital Farmers Conference. The conference will run from the 25 -27th of April 2018, at the Kenya Agriculture & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) grounds in Nairobi, Kenya. Image credit...

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  • mihail_agrohelper's picture

    The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations projects that by 2050 humanity’s ranks will likely have grown to nearly 10 billion people. Farmers will need to produce more with less, while preserving our environment for future generations. And society has a duty to help them...

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  • shahid's picture

    Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development (BIID) hosted the seminar session titled “Smart Agriculture, Smart Future” at Digital World 2017 with support from the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA). On the 2nd day of the mega event, speakers highlighted the importance of use of Big Data and other modern...

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  • ngaleuyvesstephane's picture

    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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  • ngaleuyvesstephane's picture

    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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  • futureoffarming's picture

    (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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  • e-Agriculture's picture

    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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