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26/10/2016
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...
05/05/2016
  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...
27/04/2016
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...
18/04/2016
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...
05/04/2016
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...
29/03/2016
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...
05/01/2017
10,000 years of agricultural evolution can be largely grouped into just four development eras: Paleothic (early domestication of plants and animals), Antiquity (roughly the 2000 years BCE, in which more efficient farming systems were developed), the...
14/07/2015
This week we are still in Senegal and we want to share with you some findings related to the Senegalese ICT sector and the challenges and possibilities for youth to launch a start up in Senegal in the primary sector.  To better understand the agri tech...
20/06/2015
Today we share with you a really interesting project of Thiendella Fall (Tanor for the friends), a young Senegalese guy who had a great idea in the field of education, agriculture and ICTs. We met him in Senegal and he submitted his story through the...
15/06/2015
As explained in the previous post, the Agritools project started its research activities in Wageningen (The Netherlands), where our team met several experts from the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). When we speak about ICT...

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