Globally mobile phones are increasingly exploited to connect farmers with knowledge driven real-time farming information. In line M-SHAMBA, a mobile phone based software developed by tech minded...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 07:20
Starting in 2013, coffee farmers in Nairobi and in the Mount Kenya region will be able to receive text messages on their phone with storm and early plague warnings.
As part of a project between IICD...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 10:03
The Third IAALD Africa Chapter Conference, with the theme "e-Agriculture for Improved Livelihoods and Food Security in Africa", will take place 21–23 May 2012 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 12:30
The Eat Caribbean project uses radio, podcasts, blogs and social networks to provide information on agricultural value chains to farmers and related businesses in the region.
"Farmers do not always...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 10:03
A blog post on 'Sensitizing National Agricultural Research System on Free Open Source Software' was published on Australian Science and is available at the url: http://www.australianscience.com.au/...
Monday, May 21, 2012 - 13:27
The role of mobile in driving efficiency and sustainability in the food and agriculture value chain.
In 2011, Vodafone commissioned a report to identify different opportunities for mobiles to address...
Monday, May 21, 2012 - 09:47
The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2012 will be held from 14 to 18 May, in Geneva, Switzerland. It provides structured opportunities to network, learn and to participate in...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 14:39
"e-Agriculture" includes 8 500 members from over 165 countries
14 May 2012, Rome – A global online community on the use of information and communication technologies in agriculture (called "e-...
Monday, May 14, 2012 - 10:43
A team of local agricultural and technology students in Uganda set up a project called Help from the Sun (HFTS) which aims to help young pastoralists from displaced communities in Uganda, by...
Friday, May 11, 2012 - 17:29
Aim: "The aim of this application is to get more people involved in and enthusiastic about growing produce using the available space in their gardens, school/ university grounds or work places that...
Friday, May 11, 2012 - 10:07