How IT is Shaping Agriculture

Precision agriculture (PA), also known as satellite agriculture, is a farm management approach that uses Information Technology (IT) to ascertain that crops and soil receive precisely what they need for optimum growth and productivity with the goal of ensuring...

Adoption of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) in Agriculture

Contrary to the widely-held belief that the development of drones for agricultural production is a new innovation, the evidence of the first use of aerial vehicles dates back to 1921. The drone is a great innovation used in precision agriculture. The use of drones in...

TETFund Trains Over 1400 South-West Farmers on Climate Change

To ensure food security in Nigeria and ease access to early warning systems and information, over 1,440 farmers from 70 villages across six South-West states have been trained on smart farming practices. The initiative, sponsored by the Tertiary Education Trust Fund...

Nigeria: NITDA trains corp members on Smart farming

NITDA, partnered with Abuja Technology Village (ATV) and the National Centre for Artificial intelligence and Robotics (NCAIR), to kick off the NAVSA Pilot Training Programme. The National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture (NAVSA) training programme is held for 50...

NITDA Targets 10m Farmers with Smart Farming Digital Platform

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Monday said it was targeting to engage 10 million farmers across the agricultural value-chain by the year 2032, through its smart farming digital platform, under the National Adopted Village for Smart...