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Agriculture During COVID-19
Agriculture During COVID-19

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Digitizing India’s agriculture

The Indian government has developed a free android app to provide farmers with relevant information on weather forecasts, market prices, agri-dealers, agri-advisory services, and plant protection methods. The mobile app, known as Kisan Suvidha, has registered about 100 million users,... (More)

‘Corona-smart’ agriculture

A recent survey conducted by alumni of Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation has revealed the COVID-19 pandemic effects on food security and food systems in many low- and middle-income countries, and provides insights on what corona-smart agriculture might look like.... (More)

Seed shortages and food security in Africa

African seed companies are struggling to produce and import sufficient quantities of quality certified seeds as a result of the global pandemic. This is prompting fears about food security continent-wide.

In 12 West African countries, including Benin, Cape Verde, Gambia,... (More)

Precision agriculture tools for pandemic solutions

A recent article by Alexander Sakal, Chief Business Development Officer at EOS Crop Monitoring, outlines how US farmers are using precision agriculture tools to overcome issues of workforce shortages and financial concerns as a result of COVID-19.

Satellite imagery, for... (More)