Tag: agriculture

Towards Geo-enabled Agriculture in Ghana using Geospatial Technology: Syecomp Ghana Ltd

About a fortnight ago, I was a panel speaker at a high level highly interactive forum at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra on “Envisioning a Spatially Enabled Ghana”. During the panel discussion on “Towards Geo-enabled Agriculture”, I made a presentation on the services offered by Syecomp Business Services Ltd in the area of Geospatial Survey and Mapping services for… Read more →

Call for applications: Young People and Agri-Food, Small Grant Competition 2012-2013 – Apply by June 15

The Future Agriculture Consortium, through its Young People and Agri-Food theme, seeks to address three constraints to more appropriate policy in relation to the “young people and agriculture” problem in Africa: A lack of analysis that is theoretically and historically informed, conceptually sound and context sensitive; A very weak base of empirical research relating to either the nature of the… Read more →

Agriculture & the Environment (from a research publication)

More and more food has to be generated for the growing world population. This food production will have to come partly from an extension of agricultural areas and partly from intensifying agricultural methods in existing areas. Besides this there are also the possibilities of synthetic food production and of “ocean farming”. This growing demand for a sufficient supply of food… Read more →