Practical Insights on AgriTech

6 Digital Agriculture Opportunities in 47 sub-Saharan African Countries

6 Digital Agriculture Opportunities in 47 sub-Saharan African Countries

Published on: Jun 15 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Sub-Saharan Africa has the largest area of arable uncultivated land in the world and a youthful population of almost 60 percent under the age of 25, which is expected...
Apply Now: $75,000 for African Digital Innovation Startup Companies

Apply Now: $75,000 for African Digital Innovation Startup Companies

Published on: Jun 06 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Small and medium-sized businesses are key to digital innovation in African countries. They are creating tomorrow’s solutions today: accelerating digitally...
USAID Resilience and Food Security Digital Strategy Action Plan

USAID Resilience and Food Security Digital Strategy Action Plan

Published on: Mar 09 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on USAID Resilience and Food Security Digital Strategy Action Plan
The application of digital technology within resilience and food security sectors has both sectorally unique elements, as well as some commonalities. Digital technologies...
Apply Now: €30,000 for African Digital Climate Change Innovations

Apply Now: €30,000 for African Digital Climate Change Innovations

Published on: Mar 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
According to the World Bank, West Africa is particularly vulnerable to climate change. The region will be buffeted by severe and extreme weather pattern changes...
What the Top 10 ICTworks Posts of 2021 Tell Us About Digital Development

What the Top 10 ICTworks Posts of 2021 Tell Us About Digital Development

Published on: Jan 06 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What the Top 10 ICTworks Posts of 2021 Tell Us About Digital Development
Wow! 2021 was a great year for ICTworks. We maintained 25,000 email subscribers all year by culling old emails as we welcomed new readers, resulting in an average...
Managing Stakeholder Expectations in Agriculture Technology Projects

Managing Stakeholder Expectations in Agriculture Technology Projects

Published on: Dec 30 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Managing Stakeholder Expectations in Agriculture Technology Projects
Many ICT4Ag digital design processes involve diverse stakeholders, such as researchers, farmers, governmental organizations, or donor agencies. While each stakeholder...
Apply Now! $2 Million for Smallholder Farmer AgriTech Solutions

Apply Now! $2 Million for Smallholder Farmer AgriTech Solutions

Published on: Nov 29 2021 by Wayan Vota - 16 Comments
Agriculture is by far the most important economic activity in Africa, employing about two-thirds of the continent’s working population. Yet agricultural productivity...
Apply Now: $100 Million for African Startups Supporting UN SDGs

Apply Now: $100 Million for African Startups Supporting UN SDGs

Published on: Sep 27 2021 by Wayan Vota - 20 Comments
Africa is considered the fastest-growing market in the world. Entrepreneurship is a key driver for African development, creating sustainable economic growth that...
Apply Now: $17,000 Agriculture Satellite Data Machine Learning Challenge

Apply Now: $17,000 Agriculture Satellite Data Machine Learning Challenge

Published on: Aug 09 2021 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
The agricultural sector makes a substantial contribution to GDP and livelihoods across the developing world. However, regular and reliable agricultural data remains...
It’s Time to Connect African Entrepreneurs to Global Venture Capital

It’s Time to Connect African Entrepreneurs to Global Venture Capital

Published on: Aug 05 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on It’s Time to Connect African Entrepreneurs to Global Venture Capital
When it comes to innovation, Africa has an abundance of entrepreneurial talent. Nowhere is early-stage, technology-driven innovation more exciting than it is in...