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18/01/2017
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is critical for advancing the agenda for modernizing agriculture and meeting the food security and nutrition needs of Ghana and Africa, Dr AgBendech Mohamed, Senior Food and Nutrition Officer, has said. Dr...
17/01/2017
With 60% of uncultivated arable land untapped in Africa, agriculture is earmarked as an economic engine for the continent. Growing trade volumes in the East African region provides both opportunities and challenges. A major obstacle facing the region’s...
22/12/2016
By 2050, the world’s population will reach 9.2 billion, which will require food production to be increased by about 60 percent. This is no easy task. With arable lands shrinking due to urbanization and climate change presenting numerous challenges to...
15/12/2016
With over two billion people in the world living in smallholder settlements and depending on agriculture as their main source of income, boosting agricultural productivity has never been more important. However, for smallholder farmers in the developing...
13/12/2016
PPgis host four distinct communities, namely the global list which is Anglophone, and lists for French- Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking practitioners. These online platforms serve as global avenues for discussing issues, sharing experiences and good...
12/12/2016
HITCH is a Smart Wireless Mesh Router & Predictive Content Caching Software Platform, that pre-downloads relevant online content once, so many users can access the same information quickly without an Internet connection. Globally, over 4 billion...
08/12/2016
We are halfway through our online discussion on the use of ICTs for Resilience! We have collected about 45 contributions. The discussion will continue until 13 December so we are looking forward to read more! So far we have opened up the first four...
07/12/2016
Mobilink has launched BaKhabar Kissan, an application exclusively dedicated to Pakistani farmers. The app provides necessary information relating to the agricultural needs like farming techniques, weather forecasts, cultivation methods, market rates of...
06/12/2016
One Hundred and sixty-six selected fishermen from landing sites in Ghana's Central Region have received training on effective use of fish finders, Global Positioning System (GPS) and its accessories. The three-day training, which was held in Cape Coast,...
05/12/2016
After the consultations with Central Asia and the Caucasus Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (CACAARI), FAO Bureau for Europe and Central Asia, and the Central Asia and the Caucasus Forum for Rural Advisory Services (CAC-FRAS), the common...

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