There is a growing momentum to encourage the participation of youths in agriculture in Africa. Migration – both rural to urban and intercontinental - seemed to have sparked this debate. In any case,...
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 17:00
Agriculture has always been affected by plant pests and diseases, outbreaks can cause huge losses to crops and pastures and threatening the livelihoods of vulnerable smallholder farmers.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 13:44
UN Broadband Commission sets global broadband targets to bring online the world’s 3.8 billion not connected to the Internet. This is designed to bring the unconnected online so that they also can...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 14:20
FAO is using drones to fight hunger, improve nutrition and counter the effects of climate change and extreme weather events. A documentary from Asia and the Pacific Office of the UN’s Food and...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 08:31
For commercial agriculture to succeed, an investment into cash crops and investing in traditional agriculture is essential, also using information and communication technology (ICT).
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 10:51
The recently ended Berlin Agriculture Ministers’ Conference under the auspices of the 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (organized by Federal Ministry of Agriculture) held in Germany...
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 11:26
The curtain of 2018 came down, and as we begin the year e-Agriculture is hopeful to main the 2017 momentum in facilitating the dialogue, information exchange and sharing...
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 17:07
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Blockchain and ICT4D
Blockchain use cases in ICT4D
Opportunities for blockchain
In the past month within the ICT4D, blockchain is probably the most...
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:25
The Palawija Forum article reports on the implementation of ICTs to support agriculture in Indonesia. Agriculture is a key sector which accounts for 31.7% the country’s labour-force.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 16:14
Nano Ganesh (developed by the engineer Santosh Ostwal) is a device that uses mobile phones to remotely monitor and switch on irrigation pumps for watering crops. Nano Ganesh continues to be...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 12:04