Apply Now: €250,000 for Your Food Security Technology Solution

Apply Now: €250,000 for Your Food Security Technology Solution

Published on: Jan 22 2024 by Wayan Vota - 19 Comments
In recent years, Africa has faced significant challenges in achieving food security, a situation exacerbated by factors such as climate change, population growth, and limited access to advanced agricultural technologies. However,...
ChatGPT vs. Claude as Generative AI Agricultural Extension Agents in Pakistan

ChatGPT vs. Claude as Generative AI Agricultural Extension Agents in Pakistan

Published on: Dec 14 2023 by Josh Woodard - 4 Comments
A few months ago, I was in Pakistan working with my colleagues on a rapid landscaping of AI in Agriculture. We decided to put ChatGPT (v3.5) to a simple test. We asked it “when is the best time to plant wheat in Faisalabad?”...
Apply Now: $50,000 Climate Resilience AI Solution Seed Funding

Apply Now: $50,000 Climate Resilience AI Solution Seed Funding

Published on: Sep 28 2023 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $50,000 Climate Resilience AI Solution Seed Funding
Climate change is one of the most critical challenges of our time, particularly for rural communities in Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and beyond. These regions, deeply connected to agriculture and nature, are...
Apply Now: $50,000 for Women’s Participation in ICTforAg Solutions

Apply Now: $50,000 for Women’s Participation in ICTforAg Solutions

Published on: Sep 25 2023 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Increasing women’s participation in digital agri-food advisory services and programs improves gender equality and is a strategic approach to improving agricultural productivity, food security, and rural development...
Invest in FM Radio to Improve Smallholder Farmer Outcomes

Invest in FM Radio to Improve Smallholder Farmer Outcomes

Published on: Aug 10 2023 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
ICTs and smallholder farmers’ livelihood improvement in Tanzania builds on secondary data sources and in-depth interviews to explore the role of ICTs in promoting agricultural productivity and improving farmers’ livelihood...
Why Artificial Intelligence Mattes for Smallholder Farmers in LMICs

Why Artificial Intelligence Mattes for Smallholder Farmers in LMICs

Published on: Jun 28 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Why Artificial Intelligence Mattes for Smallholder Farmers in LMICs
The Age of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is upon us – driven by unprecedented rates of innovation and adoption. Interest in AI has exploded as ChatGPT continues to capture the imaginations of the world. This AI technology...
9 Examples of IoT Solutions for Smart Agriculture Services in LMICs

9 Examples of IoT Solutions for Smart Agriculture Services in LMICs

Published on: Apr 12 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 9 Examples of IoT Solutions for Smart Agriculture Services in LMICs
Internet of Things (IoT) solutions are a key part of smart farming initiatives, which use on-farm and remote sensors to generate and transmit data about a specific crop, animal or practice. This enables the mechanisation...
Very Accurate Artificial Intelligence Agricultural Advice in Thailand

Very Accurate Artificial Intelligence Agricultural Advice in Thailand

Published on: Feb 22 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Very Accurate Artificial Intelligence Agricultural Advice in Thailand
The Department of Agriculture Extension (DOAE) at the Ministry of Agriculture in Thailand is among the first government agencies in the country to adopt Artificial Intelligence technologies to real world applications. DOAE...
9 World Bank Digital Agriculture Programs Improving Food Security

9 World Bank Digital Agriculture Programs Improving Food Security

Published on: Jan 10 2023 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 9 World Bank Digital Agriculture Programs Improving Food Security
Digital agriculture is the use of information and communication technologies across the agriculture and food system. According to the World Bank, agritech can help improve food security by reducing costs, helping farmers...