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  • Santosh Ostwal - Ossian's picture

    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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  • Eliz-de's picture

      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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  • Eliz-de's picture

    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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    The agricultural sector has the greatest potential to uplift the African economy and address global food shortages, but foreign investors are increasingly choosing Africa as a lucrative opportunity, depriving people of their land and water. Governments have failed to convert the wealth created by...

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  • marianakirya's picture

      Sustainable Agriculture designates systems in which the farmers realize the goal of efficient production of safe, high quality agricultural products, in a way that protects and improves the natural environment, the social and economic conditions of farmers, their employees and local communities...

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  • karamagiednah's picture

    With each passing day, usage of technology in agriculture continues to advance, with the farming communities continually endeavoring to reap maximally off their land. One of the latest advancements is in the field of small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles - sUAVs. Whereas they have been around for a while...

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