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21/10/2016
INTRODUCTION The livelihoods of the world’s poor rise and fall with the fate of agriculture. Enhancing the ability of smallholders to connect with the knowledge, networks, and institutions necessary to improve their productivity, food security, and...
16/02/2017
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s Rural and Urban Crop and Mechanization Systems Team (AGPML) and the e-Agriculture Team, (OPC) are glad to announce the upcoming online ‘forum’ discussion themed, “The Role of ICTs in...
26/01/2017
Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) have revolutionised how farming is done over the years. In Africa, in particular, technology has improved the efficiency of data collection and monitoring and evaluation - especially through mobile technology...
03/02/2016
iShamba is a SMS and call centre based mobile agriculture product aimed at improving farmer's productivity and profitability across Kenya.It sits alongside Shamba Shape Up, a popular farming TV programme in Kenya. To join iShamba a farmer sends the word...
05/01/2016
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 -...
25/11/2015
A  study was conducted by the Division of Dairy Extension of the National Dairy Research Institute and the Department of Agricultural Extension Education of the University of Agricultural Sciences in India to elicit the knowledge of farmers of Belgaum...
12/08/2015
Mobile phones have reached some of the most remote parts of the globe. Their rapid spread offers opportunities to improve the lives of small-scale farmers across the developing world. Indeed, companies have already started to capitalize on this trend by...
14/07/2015
How can we make the True Potato Seeds available to developing countries in a socially and economically responsible way, in order to contribute to feeding the world’s growing and often malnourished population? In the context of ‘Feeding the World’,...
25/06/2015
http://www.cta.int/en/article/2015-06-17/satellites-and-mobile-phones-improve-crop-productivity-in-sudan.html CTA initiated this project among others immediately after the ICT4Ag Conference in Kigali 2013 with the aim of addressing of the key issues...
17/04/2015
Many farmers in the developing world have limited access to agricultural technologies and markets. Mobile phone-enabled services that offer price information and market linkages could contribute towards bridging this gap by reducing uncertainty about...

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