Why Precision Farming is Struggling in Africa

For the past 30 years, black farmers in Africa have grown crops on small plots, communal farmlands, and even commercial farms mostly to feed families and sell for meagre profits, writes Rochelle Neidel at New Era Live. As farmers all over the continent, our struggles are typical, perpetual pest infestations, drought, and little to no access to formal markets.


As a young budding farmer myself, I can’t keep it to myself that numerous journals and extensive research indicate that precision farming should be adopted in the current economic space for the bleeding agriculture industry to be transformed and withstand the constant blows of nature that come in the form of droughts and drastic climate change.

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