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...
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UNESCO is pleased to announce that it will partner with ITU, the United Nations specialized agency for ICTs, to organize...
According to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has projected that the number of mobile subscription stands at 7.74 billion now exceeds the global population.
Similarly, the number of...
Most farmers in developing countries face the challenge of marketing their produce and most often meet the unpredictable market prices. How can technology help these farmers?
We came across the...
The 5th of December 2017 marks the World Soil Day and the Global Soil Partnership has dedicated the following theme, “Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground”. This motivated me to think about...
Drones are being used in various fields and agriculture is not an exception. Drones are also known as unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and in agriculture there have been used initially in pest control...
Rwanda and Estonia are reported to have started to create a professional network between ICT entrepreneurs that could benefit these countries bi-laterally.
This follows a working visit by the...
The Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement II (ADVANCE II) case study is part of a series of case studies by the USAID to highlight how digital technologies are integrated into...
As the curtain comes down at COP23 in Bonn, Germany we await take-aways that could impact on farmers. What climate smart solutions really work for farmers?
The publication ‘Climate Solutions that...
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...