SOLVING AFRICAN FARMERS′ CHALLENGES: Drones to the rescue

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A startup in Ghana is helping to address some of the challenges that farmers face by using drone technology. The company called Acquahmeyer rents out drones that help small-scale farmers check the health of crops and use pesticide only where it is needed, reducing pollution and health risks. Although a large portion of Africa′s population […]

GMOs – FRIEND OR FOE? (PART 1)

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You may have heard about it; eaten it or grown it. The debate on GMOs and its effects rages on. Although it has been used in countries like the USA and Canada for about 20 years, other countries like Australia, Japan and all of the European Union have banned the cultivation of GMOs. India has […]