The Mobile-Controlled Greenhouse Modernizing Kenyan Farms

Over 70% of Sub-Saharan Africans work in agriculture, but the sector is faced with challenges such as a heavy reliance on rain, and outdated farming technologies. But two Kenyan university students have a new idea: what if they could build greenhouses to protect crops, and irrigate only when needed using SMS?

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How iDE and the Pressure Pump Empowers Female Farmer’s in Zambia

Who does it help? Women, in particular those whose survival depends on agriculture as a source of sustenance and livelihood. Zambia has been experiencing deficits in food production lately due to droughts that have been affecting small-scale farms that rely on the rains to water their fields. Due to increasing populations the pressure is on these farmers who make up …

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