South African potato growers to benefit from mobile data sharing app

14 December 2021. Read more…


Winetech Research Booklet

9 December 2021. The annual research booklet contains summaries of the projects that concluded the previous year, as well as the running projects for the year in which it appears. The projects are listed according to the specialist committee they fall under. The short summaries contain the project leader name, affiliation and email address. Read more…


Top 10 Emerging Technologies to Watch in 2021

17 November 2021. The World Economic Forum announced its annual list of breakthrough technologies with the most significant potential to impact the world positively.  Read more…


Giving robots social skills

15 November 2021. A new machine-learning system helps robots understand and perform certain social interactions. Read more…


How Healthy Is a Farm’s Soil?

18 October 2021. Researchers developed a probe that could help farmers better understand their land by measuring the electric current from the tiny creatures in the dirt. Read more…


Italy sets up its own Silicon Valley of agriculture

13 May 2021. Read more…


Technology and supermarket chains can help strengthen southern Africa’s food systems

17 February 2021. Read more…


Global agtech market value to reach $22bn by 2025

1 December 2020. Read more…


When consumers trust AI recommendations—or resist them

26 November 2020. When do consumers trust the “word of machine,” and when do they resist it?  Read more…


South Africa: Digital solutions to help tackle fall armyworm

16 September 2020. A new app developed by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization will help South African growers track the fall armyworm outbreak and access resources on how to combat it. Read more…