Technology

Can We Fight Hunger Through Social Media?

Can we learn about the local particularities of food security through social media analysis? It was intriguing when DuPont came to us with this question says Crimson Hexagon. Analyzing social media conversation provides a compelling way to listen to the unique experiences and topics related to food security. Though food

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HOW TO PRACTICE SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Sustainable agriculture as the name implies, is a form of farming which at the long and short run, sustains and protects the environment, public health, human communities and human welfare. This means that with this kind of farming, necessary and healthy food are produced, which does not in any way

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PRECISION AGRICULTURE

In the past, the term agriculture was practiced by virtually every household with little or no knowlege of what is called Precision Agriculture. It is the basic means of livelihood. Over the years, the operation evolved from growing crops to selling farm equipment to today, where our primary focus has

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HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN INCREASE FOOD PRODUCTION

The  global  growing  population  is  driving  up  the  demand  for  food. As  the  world’s  population increases,  food  security  seems  to  be  on  the  decrease  as  one  in  nine  person suffer  chronic hunger  and  12.9  percent  of  the  population  in  developing  countries  are  undernourished. More devastating  is  the  vulnerability  of  agriculture

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GREEN HOUSE TECHNOLOGY: A PANACEA TO FOOD INSECURITY

Is green house technology the panacea to food insecurity? In recent weeks, we have said a lot on the hunger situation in developing countries, which is increasing exponentially yearly. To know more about this, follow us @myfarmbase, and read through our previous tweet meets or visit our website www.myfarmbase.com.ng. One of

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CREATING A BETTER WORLD WITH HYDROPONICS FARMING SYSTEM

Hydroponics farming system seem a bit like farming technology from the future. Hydroponics provides an answer to the world’s growing concerns: diminishing soil quality, and water scarcity. Due to these growing concerns, the world’s interest in hydroponics has increased greatly. Hydroponics is a soil-less, water-conserving, and high-density production technique. Hydroponics

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Call For Volunteers

Call For Volunteers Application Deadline: Monday, 30th July 2018. http://bit.do/MFBVolunteer Are you a Student in any Tetiary Institution in Africa? Are you a recent graduate or you were just posted for NYSC in Nigeria? Are you also passionate about Agriculture, Food Security and Emerging Technologies (Artificial Intelligence, Drones, Blockchain, Hydroponics

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BIOTECHNOLOGY IN AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY

Nigeria’s dream of achieving food sufficiency will be a mirage, unless the country adopts biotechnology in the agricultural sector. Nearly 40,000 people – half of them children -die every day due to hunger related causes. And by 2020, the number of undernourished could well surpass 1 billion. This is a

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