Agriculture, as we have said many times before, is the foundation of development across Africa. With a huge amount of small holder farmers and arable land across the continent, the potential for Africa to feed itself and not rely foreign food imports. Technology is enabling small farmers to change and develop their farms. There are … Continue reading Did You Know farmers in Ghana can access tractors using an app?
Without farms, we wouldn't survive. Well some of us may manage to scavenge for food, maybe even pick up hunting again, but life would not be the same again. The life of a farmer is not plain sailing. There are many hurdles to cross whether they are growing crops or producing livestock. The weather, disease … Continue reading Did You Know drones and better seeds will feed Africa and the world?
If you have ever done a spot of gardening, you will realise that, unless you have green fingers, it is pretty hard to get your plant to grow exactly as you like it. Getting the right amount of water, putting it in the correct place, feeding it with the right kind of soil and nutrients … Continue reading Did You Know using aquaponics Africa can farm all year?
Throughout the year, we have written a lot about agricultural technology and innovation. From livestock insurance advances, to hemp, there is much going on in the world of African agriculture. All developed economies had a strong agricultural foundation before they industrialised and grew. Feeding your population is pivotal in maintaining economic growth, and developing a … Continue reading Did You Know you don’t need to go to your farm to be a farmer in Africa?