Connected Agriculture: The role of Nigeria’s Agricultural e-portal platforms

In a recent article on the 10th of March, 2017 Daniel Essiet a correspondent of the Nations Newspaper talks about the rise of e-agric portals and Nigeria’s National e-Agriculture platform http://www.eagriculture.org.ng web portal which was unveiled by Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Agriculture and rural development in Collaboration with NITDA last year. The platform is a … More Connected Agriculture: The role of Nigeria’s Agricultural e-portal platforms

Training Course on Climate Change and Agriculture

In recent decades, it has been observed that there is a rapid change in climatic conditions which has resulted to several negative effects on human activities and development especially in agriculture and the environment. There is little awareness and understanding of the changing world in the rural areas where majority of agriculture and rural development activities are carried out. … More Training Course on Climate Change and Agriculture

How to make ICT work for agriculture in Africa

I envision agriculture-telecentres being used as tools for surveillance of crop and livestock diseases, market information, weather patterns, and production trends of individual farmers. In this way, ICT can be used to overcome challenges associated with limited agricultural extension services, a scenario that is common in many rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa. … More How to make ICT work for agriculture in Africa