Climate Change: Don advocates use of digital technology to boost food production

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Climate Change: Don advocates use of digital technology to boost food production

By James Ogunnaike

ABEOKUTA: Prof. Adewale Dipeolu of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has reinforced the use of digital technology as parts of measures to combat the effects of climate change on agriculture by farmers, especially those in remote part of the country.

Prof. Dipeolu, the team leader of Digital Financial Solutions for Farmers in Remote Communities (DIFISOL) Project, made the call while speaking at a workshop funded by the European Union (EU) to discuss findings of their baseline study on effects of climate change on agriculture in remote communities in Imo, Ogun, and Kwara States.

The two days workshop funded by the European Union (EU) and which had 40 stakeholders drawn from government institutions, technical and vocational training schools specializing in agriculture, research institute and governmental technology agencies as participants was…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper