How SwiftVEE is changing the face of livestock trading using tech
SwiftVEE (Livestock) is an agri-platform addressing water scarcity, food security and market efficiency for the livestock sector. GuardianTV spoke with Russel Luck, SwiftVEE's CEO about how the business runs.
Kenya: Bees not cattle for the Maasai
With the decline of livestock herding due to drought and shrinking communal lands, the Maasai community in Kenya is slowly embracing commercial bee farming.
Tradition meets tech as Kenya's herders adapt to climate change
For generations, Kenya's herders would study the sky over the country's arid north for any sign of rain -- some wind here, a wisp of cloud there -- to guide their parched livestock to water. But such divination has been rendered hopeless by intensifying droughts. Now technology helps herders stay ahead of harsh weather conditions and plan better routes for their livestock.