April 9, 2018

Climate change innovations for African farmers

The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD), with the support of the World Bank, recently rolled out an initiative aimed at placing innovative climate-smart technologies in the hands of farmers so that they are better protected from the impacts of climate change.
March 29, 2018

Africa’s agricultural transformation to be feeded by data

Africa's agricultural transformation to be feeded by data
March 26, 2018

The digital sharing economy: A cheaper way to mechanise

The cost of farm machinery is a major challenge for small-scale and commercial farmers. Nick Hoffman, general manager at Linebooker, and Jehiel Oliver, creator of Hello Tractor, explain how new digital platforms are being used to […]
March 23, 2018

African markets might look to South Africa for additional maize supplies

Despite South Africa having over 4.0 million tonnes of maize available for exports in the 2017/18 marketing year following a record harvest, actual exports could only amount to 2.4 million tonnes. This was due to a […]