ON MARCO'S MIND

The latest news on digital agriculture and agroinsurance from one of the top minds in the field. 

ON MARCO’S MIND

Partner’s Sign Up To Take the Pain Out of Rain

Partner’s Sign Up To Take the Pain Out of Rain

Bangladesh is one of the world’s countries likely to be most affected by climate change. As Cyclone Amphan recently demonstrated, the country’s subtropical monsoon climate leaves it highly susceptible to natural disasters. Food security depends heavily on over 12...

Agri Data Regulation (EU GDPR and US)

Agri Data Regulation (EU GDPR and US)

Before exploring the government regulations and agreed sector organizations' principles about Agri Data, it's important to understand what they really are. The following excerpts come from FABE @OhioStateUniversity illustrate it in a simple way. Agronomic Data Data...

Making Digital Agriculture “smallholder-friendly”

Making Digital Agriculture “smallholder-friendly”

Following a summary and excerpt of the very interesting study "Digital and Data-Driven Agriculture: Harnessing the Power of Data for Smallholders" co-published by @GFAR (Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation), @GODAN and @CTA (Authors listed at the end...

Affordable African Digital Agriculture: growing food with 90% less water

Affordable African Digital Agriculture: growing food with 90% less water

Interview to Leone Magliocchetti Lombi (Djibouti) Digital agriculture (or precision farming) is simply adopting new digital technologies in agriculture to improve agronomic efficiency. Engaging in digital agriculture, adopting internet of things, doesn’t necessarily...

Combining AI + IoT + InterNET

Combining AI + IoT + InterNET

Artificial Intelligence: great & safe by itself; what about... AI + IoT + InterNET ? What is AI? It's the most amazing and bizarre human-created tool. A tool that create other tools and even improve itself. That's the greatest invention ever. By itself it poses no...

Digital Agriculture Introduction: the big picture

Digital Agriculture Introduction: the big picture

This is the second article in a series of articles aimed at understanding digital agriculture and be guided in adopting it. In the previous article, we had an Orientation to Digital Agriculture In this article, you can find a general structure and definitions of...