Today marks the International Girls in ICT Day 2017, which is celebrated yearly on the 4th Thursday in April. The day is organised by ITU ; the UN Women has also issued a commemoration statement. ...
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:24
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
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
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
In Ghana, the agricultural north supplies food to buyers in the south. The travel is mostly done by car and takes up a lot of time. Also, these long journeys are done carrying large sums of money, as...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:55