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Data-driven agriculture can solve the challenge of food security in Africa

By Industry Contributor 21 October 2020

One of most the prominent challenges facing Africa is providing food security for its citizens. Amrote Abdella, the Regional Director: Microsoft 4Afrika explains how data-driven agriculture can address this problem. FULL STORY >

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Hope amid the chaos: Microsoft investment a boost for sustainability in SA’s agricultural sector

By Ryan Noik 4 August 2020

Amid all the distressing global news of chaos that seems to be running rampant at present, here’s some heartening local news - Microsoft South Africa has announced an investment of up to R40... FULL STORY >

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Vodacom launches Women Farmers Programme to transform small scale agri sector

By Staff Writer 21 August 2019

While the unemployment numbers are grim, the Women's Farmers Programme, and a new app, offers some hope for the country's agriculture sector. FULL STORY >

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Beyond profit: how innovation is helping Africa’s agri-industry feed the world

By Opinion 21 February 2018

Paul McKane, industry value advisor: Consumer Industries at SAP Africa unpacks how innovation is helping Africa’s agri-industry feed the world. FULL STORY >

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BCX and GE partner to bring innovation to farming

By Press Release 27 November 2017

BCX and GE have announced a partnership aimed at providing end-to-end digital technological solutions to the agri-processing sector. FULL STORY >

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You can’t eat your smartphone: why Agri is the first frontier of African innovation

By Opinion 14 November 2017

With Africa's population set to double to 2.4 billion by 20150, as well as the continent needing to create 20 million new jobs every year to meet the demands of what will be the world's largest and most... FULL STORY >

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Unearthing the IoT in Agriculture

By Press Release 14 November 2017

Real-time monitoring of airborne pathogen spores for M2M disease forecasting. FULL STORY >

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Why South Africa’s agricultural industry needs digital transformation

By Press Release 9 May 2017

Mark McCallum, CTO at Orange Business Services, looks at the important role that technology and the digital transformation have to play in South Africa’s agricultural sector. FULL STORY >

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SAP launches SAP Rural Sourcing Management solution to support smallholder farmers in developing countries

By Press Release 8 May 2017

SAP Rural Sourcing Management is a new solution that is made to support the connection of smallholder farmers in developing countries with global producers, providing transparency,... FULL STORY >

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Robotic agriculture: the battle between the big and the small

By Press Release 25 October 2016

Agricultural robotics can upend several commonly-held notions. Amongst them is the idea that big is better. In practise this has translated into ever larger and more powerful agricultural machinery. FULL STORY >

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