According to USAID’s recently released “Guide to the Use of Digital Financial Services in Agriculture,” there are an estimated 1.5 billion smallholder farmers worldwide producing approximately 80...
The market-led, user-owned ICT4Ag-enabled Information Service (MUIIS) Service Bundle was officially launched at the CTA Uganda country office on 8 March 2017. MUIIS is an innovative project that...
According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), agriculture sector accounts for more than half of total employment in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, and over 70 per cent in East African...
There are more than 570 million farms in the world of which over 500 million are family-owned. These smallholder farmers are confronted by many challenges – climate change, natural disasters, loss of...
Smart agriculture is essential in tackling many of smallholders problems with their cultivations and for their development. Smart agriculture is an approach that helps to guide actions needed to...
The Listening Post is a project by Farm Radio, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with the aim to put the farmer as a leading actor in the agricultural development. The vision is to...
Mercy Corps, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, today launched AgriFin Accelerate in Zambia. The AgriFin Accelerate program is a six-year, USD 25 million program. The program seeks to...
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This is the title of a blog post by Brian Bosire, founder of UjuziKilimo, an agricultural technology company that brings affordable precision farming to smallholder...
While digital financial services via mobile channels offer great promise for improving the lives of smallholders and their families, significant challenges remain.
The World Bank, in collaboration with the e-Agriculture community and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), held a series of two week online forums. These e-forums stem...