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Mastercard gives Tanzania farmers an eKilimo digital solution

Tanzania's National Microfinance Bank Pic (NMB) has partnered with Mastercard with an aim to ensure the digitization of the agricultural sector with the rollout...

Finally, a drone-mounted camera that detects outbreaks of diseases

An innovative technology which uses specialised cameras mounted on drones could revolutionise the agricultural industry by identifying problems with crops before the naked eye...

US farmer grows produce with no soil, no sunshine and no pesticides

  An American farmer is now growing leafy greens such as baby kale, arugula, butterhead lettuce and basil all year round without pesticides, soil or even...

12 top ways desert country Israel feeds the world

They have greened their desert and now, Israelis are showing the world how to grow food. No other single country – certainly not one as...

Elgon Kenya partners with UPL to unveil water retention technology

Kenya's leading agro input company Elgon Kenya has partnered with global plant health and seed company UPL to unveil a unique soil enhancer that...

How to Win USD 30,000 on agriculture technology idea

Are you an innovator in agriculture? Do you have a technological idea that can be used to stop the post-harvest food loss? If yes, you...

Ugandan farmer boosts profits from improved maize

Sam Olum started commercial maize farming three years ago in Lira District, situated approximately 340 km north of Uganda’s capital, Kampala. As an out-grower, Olum...

The Queen of African nightshade & Terere

Over lunch time in Nairobi's K'Osewe restaurant, the waiting staff runs back and forth from the kitchen, bringing out steaming plates of deep-green African...

Bayer, Yara join to hands to deliver technology to farmers

Bayer and Yara International ASA (Yara) have entered into a software collaboration and technology license agreement to provide farmers worldwide with digital farming tools...

Solar Refrigerator Keeps Mangoes Cold, and Profits rise

By Leopold Obi Solar-powered cold storage and biological pest control are helping protect Kenya's mangoes from climate change It is a hot and cloudless morning, a...

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