agri articles

The New Tools in Agriculture

15th May 2019

Agriculture has New Farming Tools   Farming is one of the oldest occupations in the world and has continued on with the same tools up until recently. The Green Revolution that was initiated in the the 1950s in the developed world led to increase in agricultural production. The Green Revolution brought with it new crop […]

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Use Historical Data to Predict Drought in Africa

23rd March 2019

The scorching heat of Kenya’s south coast is causing nightmares to many farmers. Just two months ago, after the rains arrived, Kenya’s south coast was lush with green scenery. The maize fields were thriving and the tomatoes and bell peppers were flourishing. Farmers were happy and looking forward to a bumper harvest. Today, however, the green […]

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Climate Change is a Reality

23rd March 2019

Experts use many numbers when talking about climate change. However, rising temperatures, the resulting crop failure and consequent loss of livelihoods and destitution of millions of households are this year’s most important and urgent developments for millions of smallholder farmers across African agro-ecological landscapes. To illustrate the unfolding crisis, let us consider the case of Malawi, one of the […]

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IoT in Agriculture

13th February 2019

Smart Farming on the other hand is an emerging concept in managing farms using modern Information and Communication Technologies 

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