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With the aim to revolutionise the farming industry as well as increase their market reach and revenue, organisations have been gearing up for new robotic technologies in recent years...
Piyush Mandhare 18 Jan 2018
Smart farming isn't a new emerging tech conversation and, on a global level, we have reached a point where the actual benefits of technology deployments in farming are being seen... the digital disruptor in farming is already here...
Josua Taljaard 11 Jan 2018
Technology is one of the key growth drivers expected to support efficiency gains and increased output internationally, from biotech to automation...
Ashley Boag 8 Jan 2018
Four key trends require immediate scrutiny: consolidation, transformation, technology and agri-education. Importantly, the upscaling of agricultural education is the crystalising requirement to strengthen and contextualise these trends...
Howard Blight 8 Jan 2018
Though the 2017 rise in food insecurity is disheartening, some African countries have made progress over the last decade. And there were some initiatives that deserve a special mention for the precedents they set...
Esther Ndumi Ngumbi 3 Jan 2018
Technology enables African smallholder farmers to access better information, improve crop yields, secure better prices for their produce, and improve their livelihoods...
Ashley Boag 14 Nov 2017
A growing number of startups are trying to produce meat products without using animals, with a view to addressing concerns about animal welfare and the carbon footprint of meat...
10 Nov 2017
The use of smart agriculture will promote the appropriate use of agricultural chemicals and drive additional chemical sales as Africa boosts it's below average use of these inputs...
27 Oct 2017
CGIAR met with a wide range of partners to look at how they could use their data using AI and big data to drive farming improvements in continents like Africa...
11 Oct 2017
Key to the sustainable commercialisation and modernisation of African agriculture are sustainable business models...
13 Sep 2017
As more people stream to cities, an increasing number of urban gardens and farms are taking root too. Across Africa, stories of resourcefulness in urban agriculture abound as people fight for their livelihood...
Howard Blight 7 Sep 2017
Agriculture and youth are a compatible pair, particularly in the African context. It has the remarkable potential to empower what will be the youngest and biggest workforce in the world by 2040...
Thapelo Moleleki 5 Sep 2017