Agriculture is one of the sectors that have witnessed significant growth in creativity, with innovators coming up with modern ways to handle farm mechanization, assess weather patterns, manage pests and diseases, and improve access to farm inputs, finance, markets and digital agricultural services.
These innovations elevate Africa through shared information among farmers, transforming their ventures from subsistence to thriving commercial businesses.
The new innovations in agriculture have shown us how technology can help us build more sustainable food systems and improve the food system. Amon the innovations includes Farm automation (tractors & drones, Robots, and eLearning platform such as
- SOMA – www.soma.adc.ug
- Atingi – www.atingi.org
- OLC (Open Learning Campus) – olc.worldbank.org
- AYA (African Youth Agripreneure) – www.ayaplatform.org
These platforms transform the lives of smallholder farmers and traders in Uganda and beyond, though their uptake could be faster, especially in rural farming communities.