Climate Change: Experts Predict 22% Decrease in Agricultural Yield

Experts have predicted that climate change will cause a decrease in agricultural yield, between eight to 22 per cent for Africa’s rain-fed stable crops over the next 20 years. Specifically, the African Development Bank (AfDB)’s Vice President for Power, Energy,...

Ideas and Innovation: Investment Readiness Programme 2023

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH through the Scaling Digital Agriculture Innovations through Start-ups (SAIS) project is seeking applications for the investment Readiness Programme 2023 from African start-ups with digital...

FG, UN Partner on Digital Agriculture for Rural Women

The Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs (FMWA) has disclosed plans to partner with the United Nations (UN) Women to harness the benefits of digital agriculture for rural women in Nigeria. The Minister, FMWA, Mrs Pauline Tallen, made this...

Ideas and Innovation: The Pitch AgriHack Competition 2022

The Pitch AgriHack Competition for 2022 is now open. The aim of the Pitch AgriHack competition is to accelerate digital agriculture entrepreneurship led by young innovators, for growth and job creation in Africa. Innovative startups in the Pitch AgriHack competition...

Digitising Agrifood

Key use cases are provided such as how Wireless connectivity, the Internet of Things, Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence are used to increase yields in agriculture, reduce food waste, and change consumption patterns towards healthy diets. The report also...