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Farmers face up to climate risks in south Asia

Small-scale farmers in India and Nepal ‘most vulnerable’ to climate change and while technologies to improve resilience are available, barriers […]

Q&A: Digital tech is like eBay or Amazon for smallholders

Digital solutions for smallholders risk failure unless ‘human-centred’ but technology can ‘de-risk’ commercial investment in small-scale farming, writes Ruth Douglas […]

What are the opportunities, challenges and evidence needs for investing in smallholder farming?

Let’s say that investing in agriculture and particularly in agribusinesses that source from smallholder farmers is not a walk in […]

Microloans make farming profitable for Kenyan smallholders

Farmers in Kenya report increased yields after signing up to microloan scheme but more investment is essential to help small-scale […]

Egypt’s small-scale farmers buoyed by technology investment

New agricultural equipment increases yields by up to 20 per cent, and smallholders in Egypt have received incentives to use […]

Nigerian farmers embrace technology to combat food insecurity

With food insecurity on the rise in Nigeria, smallholder farmers are turning to new technologies to improve food production and marketability, writes Kemi Falodun […]

Coordinated investment key to agri-tech in Africa

Africa’s agri-tech industry is booming, but for smallholder farmers to profit, investment is vital, writes Laura Owings for SciDev.Net. Flying […]

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