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Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is supporting smallholders in Africa with geospatial data from the Airbus subsidiary UP42. With this measure, the two partners seek to promote start-ups…

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Urgent investments in digital infrastructure and mobile services in developing countries are needed to ensure rural families are not left behind.

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Electric devices are accessible to billions of people. To include women farmers in using these technologies the Competitive African Rice initiative (CARI) has trained mainly female extension workers in Nigeria in using…

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Digital agriculture can help to improve yields, cut food loss and waste, and ensure farmers receive fair pay for what they produce. But there are still some concerns.

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Last November, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) presented seven digital pioneering projects in Africa. In total, the BMZ is investing nearly 270 million euros in more than 200…

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There has been significant growth in digitalisation for agriculture (D4Ag) in Africa over the last years. This report by CTA provides an overview on the current state of D4Ag on the African continent and explores the…

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There are over 2,000 languages in 54 countries in Africa. A new online tool aims to translate these languages, break communication barriers and ease access to global markets.

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World-wide, girls and women are underrepresented regarding the use and production of digital media. This applies in particular to the rural regions. The GIZ Digital Innovation Factory is to contribute to enabling equal…

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In Latin America rice is seriously threatened by the rice hoja blanca virus (RHBV). Now scientists of the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) are applying drones to evaluate rice breeding lines in the…

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“Harnessing the chances of digitalisation for rural development (ICT4Ag) - Lessons-learnt in German-funded rural development projects” is the name of a study compiled by GIZ. The study is a practical guideline for…

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