Promoting climate-smart agriculture

Agriculture is a risky business in Africa due to dangers such as uncertain weather and poor rural infrastructure but a new detailed guide on the status of and opportunities for climate smart agriculture (CSA) could offer farmers the much needed break. The detailed guide for CSA that cover 14 African…

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New app to diagnose crop diseases and send alerts to farmers

A team of scientists has received a $100,000 grant to refine an app that uses artificial intelligence to diagnose crop diseases, and aims to help millions of Afrikan smallholders. The CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas team won the grant during big data conference in Colombia on…

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