By the year 2050, the world population is expected to grow to 9.7 billion: demand for food will grow dramatically. Following a present trend, 2/3 of this population will be concetrated in big cities...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:29
AGRIinsight is a UK-based company developing innovative technologies to be used in emerging markets. AGRIinsight has developed an online platform that has a powerful geo-visualisation interface,...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:37
Preliminary results of a study shows that using drone technology could cut labour and costs spent in collecting data for maize breeding by at least 10%.
The SciDevNEt reported that The International...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 12:29
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The water sources worldwide are dwindling, the SDGs and the Paris agreement have an overaching policy guides on the use of water
FAO focuses on water in 3 main categories; information...
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 11:25
The Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is set to launch a new book entitled, ICT Agripreneurship Guide – A Path to Success for Young ACP Entrepreneurs. This books relays...
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 08:45
Nigeria has one of the largest inventories of uncultivated farmland on earth, but they are losing crops in volumes because of labor shortages and lack of mechanization.” according to Jehiel Oliver,...
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:03
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a publicly accessible near real time database (WaPOR) using satellite data that allows monitoring of...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 17:35
In the recent special report entitled 'EU Farming getting smarter' the EURACTIV.com covers on technology and agriculture.
The publication reports that European Union is exploring ways of helping its...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 14:38
Over 90% of sub-Saharan Africa’s 48 million smallholder farmers lack access to formal credit. Although agriculture accounts for around 65% of employment and 32% of gross domestic product, less than 6...
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 11:24
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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 11:04