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...
World Bank Funding for Digital Agriculture Startup Companies

World Bank Funding for Digital Agriculture Startup Companies

Published on: Dec 20 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on World Bank Funding for Digital Agriculture Startup Companies
Digital agriculture is important to the World Bank because it can help improve food security by making the food system more efficient, sustainable and equitable. Digital technologies can help reduce costs, increase productivity,...
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 to double by 2050. And while agriculture currently accounts...
IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South

IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South

Published on: Mar 24 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South
There is little doubt that artificial intelligence technologies will be transformational. Breathtaking advances will be made, extraordinary wealth will be created, and many of our social and institutional structures will...
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 present an opportunity to benefit multiple resilience...
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 creating a crisis due to its strong dependence on agriculture...
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 may be motivated by different expectations to become...
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 growth in Africa is about half that seen in other developing...
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 difficult and expensive to collect on the ground. As a...