Farming too faces a possible revolution as robots are developed to take over many functions in the field, orchard and stall. If that really takes off, farmers will have to learn a whole new set of skills.
A new report shows that a severe shortage of labor will pull down growth rates in coming years. Experts have long blamed migration for the shortage of workers in the region but now they point to another key factor.
Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways digital advances are helping the environment across the continent.
Glyphosate is a herbicide that's used to kill undesired plants. Pulling up plants, or "weeding," does the same thing without chemicals, but it’s very labor-intensive. What if tireless robots could weed fields cheaply?
A landmark UK Brexit survey has revealed that companies active in Britain's farm-to-fork sector expect to face a serious lack of workers, should there be an abrupt reduction of employees from the EU post-Brexit.
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