Technology has been applied in various fields and new concepts are emerging in some areas to accommodate this infusion. The concept of digital agriculture is a fairly new one; what does this mean?...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 11:20
The European Union avails 100 million euros funding for digital research and innovation that is made available under The Horizon 2020 work programme 2018-2020 which (inter alia) seeks to advance the...
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 16:09
What has ICTs to do with climate change? Malcolm Johnson the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Deputy Secretary General, answers this question in the published news items coinciding with...
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 15:14
The historical developmental path runs from the agricultural to the industrial revolution. When it comes to Africa, the question raised is Run or walk first? In essence, will technology leap frog...
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 16:35
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’.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:00
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has released the "Measuring the Information Society Report 2017". This report was launched during the World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 12:28
The regional forum on e-agriculture for Central and South-East Europe began on the 13th of November 2017. The forum is themed, “Precise and integrated response for sustainable farming and inclusive...
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 16:59
The CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas team won US$100,000 grant to refine a mobile application that uses artificial intelligence to diagnose crop diseases.
This new app will...
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 15:36
Join us for our next e-Agriculture webinar on cross-sector partnerships in ICT4Ag with Mercy Corps presenting the ZFU Ecofarmer Combo.
When: Wednesday 6 December 2017 at 2 PM UTC
3 PM Central...
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 14:50
CGIAR scientists have presented a report with 10 innovations for climate action in agriculture. The publication aims to support developing countries to develop locally tailored adaptation...
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 10:59