Tag: Climate-Smart Agriculture

Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture in Ghana-Partner Agtech Companies

Agriculture is honked as the backbone of Ghana’s economy, providing livelihoods for the vast majority of the population, and employing nearly 50% of the nation’s labour force in small family farms. The greater part of production is generated through rain-fed farming. According to Agricinghana Media research output, in 2010 the area under crop production was estimated at 3.6 million hectares;… Read more →

Farmerline Ltd to commence satellite data irrigation project

Farmerline Ghana Limited, an IT firm focused on agri-business, has organised an inception workshop to explore the technical and business feasibilities of satellite data-based irrigation advisory services for Ghanaian farmers. The data-based irrigation advisory service relies on satellite imagery technology to help improve yield for farmers. The system works by providing information on crop yield, nutrient requirements, humidity as well… Read more →

Climate Smart Agriculture: Constraints and Opportunities

Climate change poses drastic risks to every facet of our lives, from diminishing water availability, higher temperatures, changing precipitation patterns, rising sea levels, ocean acidification, and more frequent extreme weather events. Populations in the developing world, which are already vulnerable and food insecure, are likely to be the most seriously affected by the impacts of climate change. Nearly half of… Read more →