Beat the heat with smart summer wear

Kaniz Fatima   | Published: June 01, 2021 22:20:41 Last month, Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) recorded the highest temperature in the country in seven years, hitting a scorching 41.2° C (106.2 F°), according to official figures. No wonder there has been a major change in climate over the years and as a result, the fashion […]

Atiwa East Department of Agriculture organises climate smart agriculture field day

It introduces an intervention to effectively reduce the effect of climate change on agriculture

Business News of Sunday, 25 April 2021 Source: Samuel Baah, Contributor 2021-04-25 It introduces an intervention to effectively reduce the effect of climate change on agriculture Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) is an integrated approach to managing landscapes—cropland, livestock, forests, and fisheries–that addresses the interlinked challenges of food security and climate change. In Ghana, the contribution of […]

Smart farming the future of agriculture

Smart farming the future of agriculture

PETALING JAYA: There has been a mindset shift among the younger generation of Malaysians that assures them that agriculture holds a promising future, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The Prime Minister told a summit of eight developing countries that as a result, the involvement of Malaysian youth in agriculture has been on the increase. “Smart […]

Envisioning a smart future through innovation

Bangladesh in 2071 AREFIN MIZAN | Published: March 29, 2021 19:14:06 | Updated: March 29, 2021 19:18:30 The global community could hardly imagine the currently turbulent progress largely defined by technological revolution only 100 years ago. However, by this time, Bangladesh is no stranger to this new wave of technological advances and newer market forces. […]

Solar irrigation pumps: Transforming to smart irrigation and improving agriculture in Bangladesh

A project of ‘cluster based commercial solar powered irrigation pumps’ of Bengal Solar with the financial support of IDCOL (https://idcol.org/) received enormous appreciations internationally as a successful business model. This article describes the details of this project with video presentation. March 29, 2021 Bengal Solar Following Bangladesh’s great achievement in expanding over 4.5 million of […]

Smart farming gets $1.5m agric grants – The Nation Nigeria

Bill and Melinda Gates

By Daniel Essiet   The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is offering $1.5 million grants for   smart farming innovations. The foundation is seeking innovative digital solutions with potential to drive positive impact for smallholder farmer entrepreneurs. The agritech solutions will be delivered through bundled farmer services, enabled by scalable digital and data platforms. The grants, […]