From Sri Lanka to Uganda, UAVs with near-infrared sensors are monitoring plants for pests and disease, with implications for agricultural policy worldwide
An Australia-Africa initiative is sowing nearly $1m in training, mentoring and action plans to combat pests’ threat to agriculture
Devised for industrialised farms, precision agriculture now has the potential to increase the yields of smallholder farmers
Harnessing social media effectively can make a real difference, but how do NGOs get beyond collecting “likes”?
The policy support for improving the ability to store and share data on agriculture is growing. But how do you ensure farmers in developing countries benefit and will it achieve food security?
Indian farmers have seen increased yields not just in rice but also in wheat cultivation. Could SCI curb hunger in low-resource communities?
Three projects based on radio, mobile technology and social networking give an insight into what works best for farmers