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AFGRI leverages technology to help local farmers build a sustainable future

There’s a misconception that the agriculture industry is behind the curve when it comes to technology adoption. In fact, the opposite...

Chinese agri-tech boosts Rwandan farmers’ production

The China-Rwanda Agriculture Technology Demonstration Center (C-RATDC) has supported Rwandan farmers to scale up agricultural production and led to improved lives...

Agri-Tech start-up Releaf secures $4.2 million to boost food processing in Nigeria

Agri-tech start-up, Releaf, has raised a total of $4.2 million in seed funding and grants to support the development and scaling...

New Microsoft 4Afrika partnership set to boost Africa’s agribusiness

Microsoft 4Afrika has partnered with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to help small-scale farmers, and agriculture-linked small businesses in Africa get...

New blockchain-based tech set to boost cattle farming in Zimbabwe

E-Livestock Global has launched a first-of-its kind blockchain-based Provenance solution, empowering Zimbabwean farmers to prove the origin and health records of...

Zambian agritech startup leverages AI to detect plant and animal disease

Zambia based agritech startup, Agripredict, is leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) as risk management tools to enable farmers...

IBM joins Digital4Agriculture to support African start-ups

D4Ag uses data from The Weather Company as a foundation for growth IBM has announced support for the...

Data-driven agriculture can solve Africa’s food security challenge

One of most the prominent challenges facing Africa is providing food security for its citizens. While many farmers still rely on...

Microsoft injects $2.5 million in South Africa’s Agriculture sector

The investment is geared towards using technology as an enabler to address these challenges.

Liquid Telecom deploys agricultural IoT System in Kenya

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has partnered with Twiga Foods to increase agricultural productivity through precision farming. The partnership is...

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