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Q&A: ICTs and livestock performance

What is the role of the ARC-AII in livestock management? The ARC-AII’s two key responsibilities are to carry out national research and development (R&D) in the fiel...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: GPS

Using video testimony to fo.....

Back in 2000, a group of researchers from the Geomatics Department of the University of Cape Town visited the village of Algeria, some 230 km north of Cape To.....

Peppers, ports and pest tra.....

Only a few years after the Jamaican hot pepper industry began to ‘heat up’, farmers began to see exports to their key market, the United States, cool down quite.....

Small groups, large forests..

Farmers working with the TIST Program have been using handheld computers and portable GPS receivers since 1999 to collect data for carbon credit trading. ...

First things first..

After years of ignoring or circumscribing urban agriculture, some cities in developing countries have begun to embrace the phenomenon, as they now see its benefi.....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 76 - Mobile finance - next stop for agriculture

Big data for smallholders..

The Financial Identity Risk Management solution will provide consumer protection while enabling lenders to offer credit that can improve a borrower’s life and lif......

Beyond cash..

SmartMoney has grown from a small intervention targeting market inefficiencies between rural farmers and agriculture organisations to a community-wide rural payme......

Reducing supply chain credi.....

A mobile platform called MoBiashara aims to reduce supply chain credit risk and compute an alternative credit scoring that promotes access to finance. ...

The agricultural mobile fin.....

Emerging innovations in mobile finance are revolutionising the agricultural value chain and giving farmers greater access to a range of financial services. ...

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