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11 Strategies for Farmers to Prepare for El Niño Rains

El Niño, a climate phenomenon characterized by the periodic warming of sea surface temperatures in the central and eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, has far-reaching effects on weather patterns worldwide. Among these effects are El Niño rains, which can bring increased and erratic precipitation to many regions. While this can be a boom for agriculture, it also poses risks such as flooding, erosion and crop damage. Farmers must be proactive and well-prepared to navigate these challenges. 

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6 Agritech Solutions to Empower Farmers to Transform Food Security for a Sustainable Future

In a world grappling with food insecurity, where millions still lack access to adequate nutrition, a beacon of hope emerges: agritech. This powerful integration of technology and agriculture is revolutionizing the way we produce, distribute and consume food. Farmers are now using agritech solutions to transform food security for a sustainable future, a more reason to why they should be empowered with knowledge on farm technology use. 

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Women in the farm with an agritech expert installing an AI powered sensor, Farmshield.

Opportunities: 8 Digital and Tech Transformation in Kenya Agriculture Space

The agricultural industry is one of the sectors most affected by the digital and technological transformation. This transformation has caused the development of new technologies that have improved the quality, quantity and variety of food, as well as its sustainability.

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