Jan 22, 2021
Nuclear technology is aiding farming in Zimbabwe
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has been using nuclear science and technology to assist farmers in Zimbabwe to maximise yield.
Oct 12, 2020
Steward Bank’s AgroFuture financing scheme to help farmers obtain loans for drones, GPS tech and more
Steward Bank recently announced AgroFuture -a financing scheme which seeks to enhance agricultural production locally. AgroFuture sees Steward Bank partner with a number of companies under the Cassava Smartech banner including EcoSure, EcoCash, EcoFarmer and Vaya. Steward Bank didn’t explain how exactly these companies will actually contribute to AgroFuture but we do know that Vaya […]
Jul 22, 2020
Digitising agricultural value chains. What has technology brought to farmers in Zimbabwe?
The ability to consistently produce food is one of the many reasons why societies as complex as ours are possible. With some assurances that there will be a means of sustenance people began to settle into communities. Be it growing crops or domesticating animals, mankind began to slowly emerge from surviving on what nature provided […]
Jun 4, 2020
AFGRI Launches an Equipment Rental platform “AXL” (South Africa)
AFGRI Agri Services on May 20th, 2020 launched a farming equipment sharing platform called Axl. This a platform that seeks to give farmers across South Africa an easier means of acquiring equipment that for some farmers is expensive to purchase. What is “Axl”? In a nutshell, Axl allows farmers to find, rent, and pay for […]
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