E-Agriculture

Posts on the topic "Bangladesh"

Posts on the topic "Bangladesh"

  • SMS Gateway: Improving animal health through Information and Communication Technologies. Information factsheet

    For poultry farmers in Bangladesh, avian influenza can be a devastating problem. The avian influenza, called H5N1 HPAI, is highly pathogenic and spreads very fast. Once the flu is spread out, birds can die in 5 to 10 minutes from it and the farmer sees its poultry farm devastated. This information fact sheet sets out to show how an SMS Gateway system developed by FAO has been used to improve rural communication, support animal disease crisis management and contribute to livelihood resilience for small-scale farmers in Bangladesh. Focusing on the case study of avian influenza in Bangladesh,...
  • Bangladesh bringing new sensor technology to boost agriculture production with China’s help

    The Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University together with iSoftStone (a joint venture of Chinese Huawei Technologies) will implement a new sensor technology project to boost agriculture production in Bangladesh. This technology will allow farmers to get information such as soil moisture, leaf wetness, diseases and pest identification using the sensor device. This information will then be transferred to the university where reaserachers will analyze the data and provide information on crop management to the farmers. The objective is to develop an Android app in order for the...