The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is hosting the 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology: Scaling Up agroecology to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which...
The 2018 African Youth Agripreneur Forum and AgriPitch Competition will be held in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on 9 – 13 April 2018 under the theme “Technologies and Innovations for Youth in Agribusiness...
Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Vegetalia, an ICT startup, have joined forces to provide solutions for the Japanese agricultural sector. This is an example where private sector investing in...
AI use growing in agriculture
AI is applied in some aspects of the farming practices
Some examples of AI are offered
When l reflected on the future of agriculture, l could not avoid...
Seeds and Chips recently published a piece by Marco Gualtieri who proposes that technology is combating climate change in African Agriculture.
In Africa, due to climate induced changes the...
Digital Technologies for Resilience was the theme of a workshop organized by FHI 360 in Bangkok with funding and support from Rockefeller Foundation and USAID.
The workshop intended to create a space...
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...
The latest edition of SPORE magazine focuses on COP23, however it has an article focusing on precision agriculture entitled, ‘Precision agriculture: A smart farming approach to agriculture’.
The UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) is hosted by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and presided over by Fiji; signaling the return of climate change to...
Africa’s economy is based largely agriculture and most of them being smallholder farmers. One of the challenges these family farmers face is access to weather information and forecasting services....