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    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, relevant map overlays and search and communication tools that enables users to store, visualise and...

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    Can ICTs make the youth stay in agriculture? FAO and partners established that rural youth are the future of food security, yet the challenge is that few young people see a future for themselves in agriculture or rural areas. A study published by FAO noted six principal challenges affecting youth...

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    This blog intends to throw light on the concerns and the challenges faced by the ICT manufacturers or service providers as well as the ICT users. Technology, along with an appropriate business model, plays a vital role in empowering the rural population. Especially in case of ICTs for the rural...

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    This is the title of the recently published memoirs by the Rt. Honourable Saulos Klaus Chilima (PhD), the Vice President of the Republic of Malawi. This is part of the ACBF African Development Memoirs Series. The African Capacity Building Foundation’s Development Memoirs Series is a key instrument...

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    FAO and World Bank met to share experiences in using drones for improving governance and support to developmental projects. The seminar was recently held in Rome at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO of the United Nations) on the 28th of October, 2016. The purpose of this seminar was to...

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    The agricultural production is the main economy activity in Gambia but has declined as a result of several factors including poor rainfall distribution, weak marketing infrastructure, lack of access to credit (especially for youth and women) with limited resources base. The access to healthy and...

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      Animal health is the biggest restriction to improving productivity of livestock in Ghana, where myriad of local diseases restrict animal productivity and cause high mortality rates. This is a result of reluctance by smallholders to administer vaccines, lack of knowledge about available medicines...

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    Farmers in Kenya are unable to realize full potential from their businesses due to lack of training. For the youth to engage in productive farming and improve their livelihoods they need to get access to affordable agricultural training. Many private farms in Kenya have taken up the initiative...

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    ISHAMBA Getting market and weather information by SMS Mediae Company, that focuses on Media for Education and Development in Africa, has successfully broadcasted a tailor made farming show to the East African Countries. The broadcast program Shamba Shape Up is an interactive forum for farmers...

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    Kakamega county is a high populated zone with wonderful weather conditions and well surrounded with tropical rain forest in Kenya. Poultry keeping in Kakamega county was taken as a cultural practice during ancient time of our ancestors, but the farmers find difficult to adapt this resource to the...

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