Food Security

How can technology be used in the battle against world hunger?

Drones are being used to assess which agricultural areas are most at risk from natural disasters. Image: REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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 IITA Youth Agripreneurs in Nigeria use a smoking kiln to sell fresh catfish for a higher value
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 With the eLocust3 system, FAO has been monitoring and forecasting possible threats to food production in Eritrea. The tool uses field observations made during surveying and transmits the data to the National Locust Centre in real-time via satellite
Using the eLocust3 system, the FAO monitors and predicts threats to food production in Eritrea Image: FAO/Keith Cressman

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 FAO and its partners are using drones to assess where agricultural systems are at particular risk from natural disasters.
The use of drones in agriculture is increasingly common to assess risks Image: Knoell Marketing/Unsplash
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