Botswana adopts infotech for enhanced agriculture

Neo Chengeta
Neo Chengeta

FRANCISTOWN: To improve benefits to farmers across the agriculture value chain, Botswana will adopt the use of digital technology to enhance farm produce.

Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) Neo Chengeta revealed the effort on Thursday during the unveiling of the new Woolworths store at Galo Mall in Francistown.

Digital technologies, Chengeta said, have the potential to provide farmers with information and the ability to meet challenges and seize growth opportunities.

Editor's Comment
GBV: The big elephant in the room

Sadly, the country seems not to have proper tools and the extent to which women and the girl-child are being abused is not adequately measured.Almost every week there are reports of women being attacked by their significant others and while men are attacked as well, women seem to be more on the receiving end.On May 24, 2023 news broke that a woman who was receiving support from the Botswana Gender-Based Violence Prevention Centre in Gaborone, was...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up