Monthly Archives: February 2016

African Farmers in The Digital Age

A special issue presented by The Digital Thinking Initiative Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.foreignaffairs.com See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety

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Top 8 Quotes from “African Farmers in The Digital Age: How Digital Solutions Can Enable Rural Development”

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“African Farmers in the Digital Age” is a special edition anthology, published in partnership with Foreign Affairs that brings together the views of twenty leading thinkers on all aspects…

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Agricultural biotechnology and development: unintended consequences and unheard voices

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
Date palm tissue culture laboratory – Picture from FAO GM crops have once again come under the spotlight with the recent news that Burkina Faso will no longer be…

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Agricultural biotechnology and development: unintended consequences and unheard voices

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
Date palm tissue culture laboratory – Picture from FAO GM crops have once again come under the spotlight with the recent news that Burkina Faso will no longer be…

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ILRI scientist to direct USAID international project to reduce post-harvest food losses

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Jagger Harvey (left) with Lord David Sainsbury (benefactor of The Sainsbury Laboratory through the Gatsby CharitableFoundation) when receiving the Societal Impact award in Norwich, UK, in 2013 (photo credit: BecA-ILRI Hub/Susan Seal). ‘A scientist with…

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Accelerating change for smallholders with digital technology

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
By Alice Marks Using drones for agriculture. Credit: Lima Pix (Flickr) According to experts at the recent World Economic Forum in Davos, we are sitting on the edge of the…

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Four ways digital technology is transforming farming in Africa

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Photo by phanlop88 Digital technology is likely to continue to be a major driver of development and industry in Africa. The capabilities of local entrepreneurs, start-ups and businesses to…

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Almost a decade later: Going for Growth – Science, Technology and Innovation in Africa

  Photo credit : Google The T17 mine run by KML, a subsidiary of Glencore in Kolwezi. Between August, 2010 and February, 2011, more than 10 000 artisan miners were chased away from the sites where the company settled down. … Continue reading

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Poverty reduction through group approach

Photo credit: Monique VAN ENDERT – 1997-07-Capacity building (Photo MvE) copy Training of the Women Association in Niou (Burkina Faso) about the use of the soil conditioner TerraCottem in their community garden (Jardin des Femmes). Originally published at: https://desertification.wordpress.com/2007/01/12/poverty-reduction-through-group-approach/ I have … Continue reading

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