Category: ICT Apps in Agric

SyeComp Farm Traceability: Strengthening Supply Chains in Africa

Traceability means knowing exactly where our raw materials are coming from. Traceability enables us answer the following: ¬ Which farm/plantation is the produce coming from? ¬ Who owns the farm/plantation? ¬ What is the precise location of the farm? Mapping enable smallholder farmers engage and help suppliers adopt more sustainable and responsible practices. Our mapping technology, SyeComp Farm Traceability (SFT),… Read more →

Weather Forecast: Gyakiti (Eastern Region)

Monday July 9, 2018: Weather forecast for Gyakiti [6.4, 0.06667],  a farming community in the Eastern Region: Warm during the day (28C) and cool at night (21C). It will rain (91% chance), wind is normal (3km). To request for context-specific weather forecast for your farming community, please email: Team@syecomp.com Read more →

Google AI in Ghana: What it means for Agriculture in Ghana

One word: Exciting! On June 13, 2018 Google announced  its intent to setup Google AI research center in Africa, to be opened in Accra later in the year. They intend bringing together top machine learning researchers and engineers in the new center dedicated to AI research and its applications. Google is aiming to collaborate with local universities and research centers, as well as… Read more →

Relax Ghanaian Farmers: Let the Robots Do the Crop Spraying

Need an Agriculture Spray Drone? Talk to AcquahMeyer Aviation. The tech startup which is based in Ghana and Germany provides professional crop spray services for farmers and agribusinesses! AcquahMeyer Aviation will be exhibiting their professional drone mapping services during the upcoming exciting Value-Added Agriculture/Acquaculture Expo West Africa from 2-4th August, 2018 at the Providence  Events Centre, Near Trade Fair, La. Register to attend the… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [May 09, 2018]: Sagadugu

Weather forecast in Sagadugu [10.3667, -0.64999] in the Northern Region: Very hot during the day (40C) and warm at night (28C). Minimal chance of rain (26% chance), wind is normal (4km). Wish to subscribe for location-specific weather forecast for your farming community delivered to your cellphone weekly? Contact the Weather Service Provider at: Email: Team@syecomp.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [ May 1, 2018]: Ada Foah

Weather Forecast in Ada Foah [ 5.7833, 0.6333 ] in the Greater Accra Region: Hot during the day (31C) and warm at night (26C). Minimal chance of rain (28% chance), wind is strong (7km). Wish to subscribe for location-specific weather forecast for your farming community delivered to your cellphone weekly? Contact the Weather Service Provider at: Email: Team@syecomp.com Farmer Helpline:… Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [April 13, 2018]: Kete Krachi

Weather forecast, Kete Krachi (7.80, -0.0166), Volta Region : Hot during the day (32C) and warm at night (22C). It will rain (77% chance), wind is normal (2km). Wish to subscribe for location-specific weather forecast for your farming community? Contact the Weather Service Provider at Email: Team@syecomp.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Ghana Weather Forecast [April 10, 2018]: Jirapa

Today’s weather forecast for Jirapa (10.53, -2.70), Upper West Region: Very hot during the day (36C) and warm at night (25C). Little chance of rain (32% chance), wind is normal (4km). Wish to subscribe for location-specific weather forecast for your farming community? Contact the Weather Service Provider at Email: Team@syecomp.com Farmer Helpline: 0500000996 Read more →

Mr Minister, these technologies already exist (in Ghana)

We read from a recent publication on Ghanaweb where the Minister of State in charge of Agriculture, Dr. Gyiele Nurah stated that the Planting for Foods and Jobs (PFJ) programme will not achieve significant increase in agricultural production without the application of science and technology in the farming system. This is a very insightful statement echoing the need for the farming… Read more →