karaAgro AI and partners secure funding for machine learning project for crop diseases

A Ghanaian Artificial Intelligence entity, karaAgro AI, and its consortium partners have been awarded a grant by Lacuna Fund towards the creation of a machine learning dataset for crop disease and pest detection. The consortium partners include the Makarere University … Continue reading karaAgro AI and partners secure funding for machine learning project for crop diseases

Professor Kwame Offei appointed to serve as Jury Member for the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize

Director of the Biotechnology Centre and immediate past Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Student Affairs), Prof. Kwame Offei, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Jury for the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences … Continue reading Professor Kwame Offei appointed to serve as Jury Member for the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize

Partnership to promote improved cassava varieties cultivation and consumption of locally processed agro-products kicks off

A public-private sector initiative between the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) under the Building an Economically Sustainable, Integrated CassavaSeed System, Phase 2 (BASICS-II) and SANO Foods Limited is seeking to promote the cultivation of improved cassava varieties as well … Continue reading Partnership to promote improved cassava varieties cultivation and consumption of locally processed agro-products kicks off