“Input supplies should go beyond basic inputs like seeds and fertilisers, we should also encourage the use of digital tools across the agricultural value chain,” Amolegbe added.
Tech advance crucial in ensuring nuclear power plant safety
Moscow, December 24 – The key to ensuring the safety of nuclear power plants is the continuous advancement and modernization of nuclear technology, according to Russian expert Dmitry Samokhin, Ph. D, Head of the department- Nuclear Physics and Engineering, Obninsk…
Facebook chief wants EU not China to lead on tech rules
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Monday urged the European Union to take the lead in setting global standards for tech regulation or risk seeing countries follow China as a model.
Covid-19: Equitable access to tech, medical tools must- CSOs
Open letter to UNITAID, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its member states Civil society concerns regarding lack of governance mechanisms and binding commitments for equitable access and sharing of technology, knowledge and data, management and licensing of intellectual property…
Tech lifestyles enable ‘safe escape’ from coronavirus
For people hunkering down due to the coronavirus epidemic, the tech sector has become their new best friend with an array of lifestyle solutions making “social distancing” easier.
Is tech a new frontier for sustainability?
By Bertrand Badré and Philippe Heim Paris – Discussions about “sustainability” usually center on a company’s environmental and social commitments, and for understandable reasons. But the financial sector in particular should consider two other, less obvious, dimensions of sustainability. Regulatory…
Khulna University of Eng Tech closed sine die after clash
Students have been ordered to vacate halls Dhaka, Nov 02 – The Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) was shut down for an indefinite period on Saturday after a clash between two groups of students over a football match.
Voice-command ovens, robots for pets on show at Berlin fair
Europe’s biggest tech fair, Berlin’s IFA, is showcasing a flood of product launches until Wednesday. Here are five trends and gadgets making waves. – Fitness trainer for pets – No time to walk or play with your pet puppy or…
China warns tech giants after US Huawei ban
China warns tech giants after US Huawei ban The Chinese government convened top tech companies this week and warned them of consequences if they cut off technology sales to the country, US media reported on Saturday. The meeting followed US…
New Zealand wants answers from tech giants after mosque attack livestream
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Sunday said she would be looking for answers from Facebook and other social media firms. About how an attack that killed 50 mosque-goers was livestreamed on their platforms. Saying there were “further questions…
Space tech aid India’s Meghalaya to expand boro rice farming
In Meghalaya’s tough hill terrains that limit field visits, space technology is aiding the selection of areas that are suited for growing and expanding cultivation of boro rice which is sown in winter and harvested in spring/summer, officials said.