Category SDG2 Zero Hunger

In Trinidad, a regional model for how apps can help farmers

In May 2016, a multi-disciplinary research project started by a group of computer science lecturers at The University of the West Indies won international recognition at the ITU World Summit on the Information Society in Geneva, Switzerland. AgriNeTT placed in the top 5 among a host of international e-agriculture projects for its support to the […]

ICTs for Africa’s food security: Can Silicon Valley work with ‘Silicon Savannah’?

Food insecurity – being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food – remains a feature of the 21st century. Today, one in four people in Sub-Saharan Africa are undernourished. Yet, the region holds about half of the world’s unused fertile land and the World Bank projects that by 2030, Africa’s agriculture and agribusiness […]