Many smallholder farmers in many part of Africa produce fruits and vegetables alongside their stable food – such as cereals, tubers and roots. Yet farmers are losing more than 50% of their crops due...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 16:25
We enjoyed working with you and sharing news related to ICTs for Agriculture in 2017. We wish you happy holidays.
We invite you to review a selection of some of our 2017 activities
Friday, December 22, 2017 - 14:32
Microsoft India has collaborated with ICRISAT to develop Artificial Intelligence based system to help farmers in the states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya, Pradesh, Maharashtra and Telangana....
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 11:00
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...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 14:50
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...
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 15:49
Are you a start-up or a company with an innovation that could help end hunger? If so, this call is for you. The World Food Programme’s Innovation for #ZEROHUNGER has opened a call for ICT and...
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 13:33
The world still need more food to feed the growing population
Internet of Things (loT) is being used in agriculture
Some advantages of Internet of Things (loT)
Learn more about Internet...
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 16:43
The European Union together with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on the 12th of December pledged €500 million for research and innovations in agriculture for the next 3 years (2018-2020).
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 11:47
The proliferation of smartphones and their usage has spread throughout the world, including in Africa.
In Liberia, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has supported and...
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 15:19
SciDevNet published an article supported by the Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA).
The article focuses on the various apps that are available in agriculture as curated by...
Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 14:45