Photo-based crop insurance solution for farmers in Kenya

Photo-based crop insurance could make its debut in Kenya next year after a study in India found that it may avoid the pitfalls of other insurance schemes. As trained smallholders photograph their crops during the growing season and dispatch the pictures for expert analysis, the approach could cut costs by…

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The perfect selfie

Earlier this month, an Indian man was killed while trying to take a selfie next to a wounded bear. It’s actually the third selfie-related death in India since December: On two separate occasions, elephants ended up taking the lives of people trying to snap images with the mammals. A…

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