Africa Progress Panel

Invest in digital and transform agriculture in Africa

Invest in digital and transform agriculture in Africa

Africa has the potential to feed not just itself but other regions too. Our report ‘Grain, Fish, Money’ shows that technology can help transform agriculture in Africa. The spread of mobile devices has created opportunities for agribusiness, banking, commerce and investment. Mobile technology can accelerate Africa’s productivity in farming and fisheries. Examples of applied tech innovations developed by Africans for Africa and the world include mobile apps such as: - ESOKO, which...