Tag: innovation

April 2016: ICT Update 82 on “Drones for Agriculture” was published | A ground-breaking legacy

“Drone technology could help farmers around the world monitor their crops, fend off pests, improve land tenure, and more. But to realise its full potential, regulatory regimes are necessary, while keeping citizens’ safetyand privacy rights secure“, this is how the editorial of ICT Update, a bimonthly magazine published by CTA, […]

Drone technology for cost-effective and environment friendlier farming in Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwean award-winning start-up Alley Capital Group, assembles drones and offers crop-spraying services. Their equipment is replacing traditional crop spraying platforms which are less efficient and less effective and which can cause serious problems of environmental pollution and pesticide poisoning to human beings. Their drones works more accurately, saving money […]

Mamy Muziga Ingabire: “We came up with demand-led solutions for using drones”

Managing director of Charis UAS, Mamy Muziga Ingabire, explains how her drone services company has evolved to respond to farmers’ information needs. What led you to launch the first unmanned aerial systems (UAS) company in Rwanda? In the beginning, we never had in mind that this innovation or idea was […]

Women of Decade in Innovation and Leadership Award

The Women’s Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting was held this year in New Delhi, India with the theme of “Reimagining Societies: Reclaiming Humanity with Gender Equality.” This large global event hosts over 2000 women from 120 countries, coming together to foster empowering conversations, connections and collaborations among women entrepreneurs and […]

AfGoesDigital presence at EXCO 2019 in Rome, Italy

Next week (15-17 May 2019) we will be in Rome attending and exposing at the the EXCO 2019 in Rome, Italy. Our booths will be at the CTA Village (C12, Pavilion 7, Fiera di Roma). Thanks to CTA for supporting our participation. Visit the EXCO 2019 (free entrance) and meet […]