Agricultural technology

The application of Agritech can be to grow more food from less space, or using less water. It can be the use of robots to replace manual labour for planting or picking crops. It can also be the use of big data, machine learning and AI to understand more about the soil or growing conditions…

South African-Based Zimbabwean Academics Gain Fame in Farming

Albert Zinhanga examines part of the vegetable crop on the 1 500-hectare farm he and his partners are leasing in Malmesbury, Cape Town. Tariro Washinyira Cape Town — Five Zimbabwean men have been successfully growing crops on land abandoned as unprofitable in Malmesbury. The landowner, N7 Meat, gave up farming crops on the land, claiming…

Boosting Productivity and Incomes of Young Kenyan Smallholders – https://farmingfirst.org

https://farmingfirst.org/2017/06/boosting-productivity-and-incomes-of-young-kenyan-smallholders/ Partnerships between public and private sectors offer diverse ways to boost productivity and incomes, helping smallholders escape the trap of low yield, low investment, low income. Farm Africa is working with supermarket Aldi to help Kenyan farmers end hunger with better results. Joseph Kaunda, a young father of two from Kitale in western Kenya, is no stranger…

Meeting formidable female farming cooperatives in Uganda – www.farmafrica.org

https://www.farmafrica.org/latest/postcard-from/post/929-meeting-formidable-female-farming-cooperatives-in-uganda By Sarah Louise Fairburn, Brand and Sales Director, L J Fairburn & Son Limited L J Fairburn & Son Limited are proud suppliers of over 17 million eggs each week to the country’s major retailers. Over the generations our farming enterprise has grown and developed significantly, tackling uncertainty and ultimately thriving in some of the…

Farm Africa: Seven reasons why children need an education.

Guest blog by Rose Huguet, work experience student – https://www.farmafrica.org/latest/postcard-from/post/933-seven-reasons-why-children-need-an-education As a 14-year-old, an interest in some of the world’s major problems of today: poverty, gender inequality, climate change and lack of education in some areas, has led me to do a week of work experience at Farm Africa. I chose Farm Africa as I’m…

African Echoes Invite: Maximising Africa’s Agribusiness potential through awareness and involvement (by Damilola Jonathan Oladeji)

Starting a business is hard. What could even be harder is starting an agriculture business in Africa. Africa has most of the world’s arable land yet we are home to some of the most undernourished communities. A starving Africa has been the image in media for years! Making Africa green is as important as making…

18 South African Influencers We’re Loving in 2018 – BY www.myus.com

ARTICLE FROM https://www.myus.com/blog/18-south-african-influencers-were-loving-in-2018/ We can’t help it, we’re obsessed with these South African influencers – and you will be too! Covering everything from lifestyle and travel to beauty and fashion, they have it all! Whether you live in South Africa or on the other side of the world, these influencers are sure to charm you in 2018: Sarah Langa…

5 WAYS BLACK MOMPRENEURS CAN UP THEIR ENTREPRENEURIAL HUSTLE by Jeff Shuford

Article from https://www.blackenterprise.com/5-ways-black-mompreneurs-can-up-their-entrepreneurial-hustle/ If you’re a female entrepreneur who is also a parent (mompreneurs!), building a successful business can feel like an uphill struggle. Not only do you want to ensure your company is strong, but you want to raise healthy kids who are also mentally and physically strong. One way to increase your odds of success…

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