Can African smallholders farm themselves out of poverty?

Hard work and poor prospects for smallholder farming households in Africa. Swathi Sridharan (formerly ICRISAT, Bulawayo), CC BY-SA David Harris, Bangor University; Jordan Chamberlin, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), and Kai Mausch, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)A great deal of research on agriculture in Africa is organi...
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How digital technologies can help Africa's smallholder farmers

Digitisation includes the delivery of agronomic advice and information via text messaging and interactive voice response. www.cta.int/ Abdul-Rahim Abdulai, University of Guelph; Emily Duncan, University of Guelph, and Evan Fraser, University of GuelphDigitisation could change the game for agriculture in Africa. That’s a key message in a repor...
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