Meet Zenvus, the device changing the face of farming in Africa
By Guardian TV
03 January 2017 | 3:00 pm
Nigerian-born inventor and entrepreneur Professor Ndubuisi Ekekwe introduces Zenvus, a smart device changing the agricultural landscape in sub-Saharan Africa by telling farmers what, how and when to farm.
28 Apr 2021
National agriculture quarantine service seizes, razes 67M Worth of hiding in Nigeria.
15 May 2021
The Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria has pledged his country's partnership with the Sokoto state government in the area of Education, Infrastructure and Agriculture.
27 May 2021
Maskless Indian farmers burn an effigy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to protest against recent agricultural reforms despite appeals from the federal government to call off the gathering amid a deadly second coronavirus wave.
17 Jun 2021
Farmers are fighting a catastrophic months-long mouse plague in eastern Australia, amid fears the rodents will survive winter and boom again in warmer months.
14 Jul 2021
A convoy of members of the self-defense group Pueblos Unidos travels through plantations in the municipality of Ario de Rosales, where they maintain checkpoints and have erected stone trenches. Armed with rifles and travelling in pick-up trucks, the hooded men and women claim to be avocado growers who have revolted against the country's drug traffickers, whose violence has once again escalated in the country.
18 Jul 2021
Forced by the pandemic to swap city living for the rural life they had left behind, Egberto and Prudencia fell back on an old family tradition. Last winter, this Bolivian couple began making chuno using a technique widespread in the Andean region to preserve potatoes through a natural freeze-drying process which allows them to be eaten decades after they are dug up.
6 Aug 2021
Nigerian authorities enlist the help of traditional hunters to guard farmers in their fields against attacks from the radical Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram.
6 Aug 2021
Only shrubs grew naturally in the sandy acid soil that farmer Volker Miros chose as a site to test the potential for truffle production in South Africa. After years of trial and error, today Miros is a pioneer of South Africa's budding truffle cultivation industry.
21 Aug 2021
Solar panels generate electricity in the fields, helping both farmers and climate protection. DW visits a German solar farm — and looks at other places this combination is paying off. How widely can agrovoltaics spread?
13 Sep 2021
Tens of thousands of farmers continue to take to the streets in protest against new farm laws and vow to campaign against Prime Minister Modi's party in key state elections.
27 Sep 2021
Farmer unions in India staged a huge protest to pressure the government into withdrawing its controversial reforms.The protests have been ongoing for 10 months, and joined by several opposition parties.
3 Oct 2021
One year ago, India's parliament passed a series of laws aimed at reforming the country's agricultural system. The move was supposed to allow farmers, especially those cultivating wheat and rice, to sell their products to private companies without going through local markets. But what was meant to be a revolution for Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned into the longest and biggest peasant protest since the country's independence nearly 75 years ago.
35 mins ago
As experts gather at a UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the world is facing an "ocean emergency". In Australia, the Great Barrier Reef recently suffered another mass bleaching event, just months after a UNESCO committee recommended the World Heritage Site be listed as "in danger". The country's new left-leaning Labor government has promised to tackle global warming, but the reef's future hangs in the balance as long as Australia remains one of the world's largest exporters of fossil fuels.
37 mins ago
The leader of Scotland's government said Scotland was "ripped" out of the EU as she outlined a possible route to Scottish independence, including a referendum late next year.
43 mins ago
A snakebite to the farm owner led German police to finding more than 110 snakes. The woman who was poisoned is in a critical condition in hospital.
3 hours ago
The war in Ukraine and inflation have Germans concerned about their standard of living. Those who have the least are likely to suffer the most.
3 hours ago
Spiking food prices caused by the war in Ukraine are threatening to push more people to the brink of starvation. If G7 countries don't deliver on aid, poorer nations might turn elsewhere.
3 hours ago
South African authorities are investigating the deaths of at least 22 young people found inside a popular tavern in the coastal town of East London, provincial health officials and the presidency said on Sunday.