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Avocados are said to be among the most sensitive fruits to grow around the world. As such, SupPlant, an IoT startup, is using Artificial Intelligence to help grow South African avocados.
After impacting more than 4 million farmers across its existing 13 African markets (which include Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda & Uganda), Pula is set to break into new territory with an expansion into Asia.
Researchers examined the effect of mobile phone and internet access on farming. They found that less than 40% of farming households in Africa have internet access.
South Africa's Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is collaborating with Mobile Agricultural Skills and Development Training (MASDT) to introduce mobile laboratories for food testing in rural areas.
To support the revival of DRC's coffee farming communities and in partnership with the Eastern Congo Initiative, Nespresso is investing CHF 1 million to bring affordable healthcare and access to clean water to communities across South Kivu.