We have a system that we have trained to be a plant doctor capable of allowing the farmer to qualitatively know which specific mineral nutrient is missing, which disease is afflicting his crop and it can also be used to detect soil pH. Whether acidic or not.
We want to put the system online but it requires our own and personal server, a thing we are working on. So if we got the kind of server we intend to get, thousands if not millions of farmers will benefit from our system, especially the inexperienced farmers. Imagine knowing what kind of disease is afflicting say your tomatoes and getting suggestions on the best solutions there are!
You won't need an app installation. You chrome or firefox or whatever browser will do just fine. It will be able to carry out diagnosis on both saved pictures and those taken by the camera for those with smart phones.
Consequently, the system will be able to map the mineral nutrient distribution in your garden. Su... Read more
In the periode from 31th July till August 17, Kagera Dairy Development Trust, Robben Consult Ltd and Mr F. Gerritsma will hold several training sessions on AI. Sessions will be held in Bukoba, Kagera. Attendance on invitation only. For further information, please contact me!
Land O’Lakes is seeking an experienced leader for the role of Country
Director on an anticipated livestock genetics improvement program funded
by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation—Public-Private Partnership for
Artificial Insemination Delivery (PAID) in East Africa. The future
program’s goal is to increase private sector investment in artificial
insemination goods and services in Ethiopia and Tanzania.
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Artificial Insemination Training for Smallscale farmers in Sinazongwe, Zambia.
Most of the small scale farmers have been crying to have good and skilled AI inseminators in their communities, to this effect, SNV Netherlands Development Organisation , AgriProFocus, Agriterra and the Dairy Association of Zambia supported 20 farmers from different Dairy cooperatives to be trained as technicians in Artificial insemination (AI). The training was for 2 weeks and it took place in Sinazongwe from the 10th to the 20th of December, 2014. The training was conducted by officers from National Artificial Insemination Centre NAIC who; made sure there was full participation by the trainees and helped the farmers lagging behind to catch up with the others, especially when it came to the actual practical work of successfully inseminating the animals.
The training was made simple and interactive and some of the explanations were done in the local languages just to make sure everyone understood. At th... Read more