Farm Robots Technology

Agriculture is fast becoming an interesting high-tech industry as robotics gains entrance to make a difference in agricultural practices, following the need to grow more food and increase farming efficiency. Also, labor shortages, increased demand and high production...

Expert Urges Govt to Commit 10% of Annual Budget to Agriculture

To achieve food sufficiency in Nigeria, an expert has advised the Nigerian Government to commit 10 per cent of its annual budget to agriculture, provide labour-saving technologies and reduce post-harvest losses. Specifically, the Country Director of Actionaid Nigeria,...

On-Farm Trials Thrive with Support from Farmer Groups

For the past three years, the International Potato Center’s (CIP) SweetGAINS program in Africa has been conducting market research aimed at helping sweetpotato breeders better understand the traits and qualities that consumers want. These preferences differ by market...

Amplifying Youth Voices to Grow a Food Secure Future

Hungry eyes are on Africa’s resources. The world sees Africa and its large tracts of unexploited land as an important resource to feed the planet. But, Africa’s most abundant and most valuable resource is not our finite arable land, or the mineral wealth hidden...