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AFRIT Founder Ndubuisi Ekekwe To Speak In The European Commission

The Founder and Chairman of Fasmicro Group, Prof Ndubuisi Ekekwe, will speak in the European Commission as follows: Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Time: 18:00 to 19:30 CET Venue: Brussels, Belgium   Dr Ekekwe will speak on emerging technology and innovation in the agriculture space. The title of his talk is “Abundance in our farms”. He will explain ...

How Digital Technology Is Changing Farming in Africa – Harvard Business Review – Ndubuisi Ekekwe

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the world population will reach 9.1 billion by 2050, and to feed that number of people, global food production will need to grow by 70%. For Africa, which is projected to be home to about 2 billion people by then, farm productivity must accelerate at a faster rate than the global ...

AFRIT Founder Ndubuisi Ekekwe Speaks to BBC World Service on Zenvus

AFRIT Founder, Ndubuisi Ekekwe, appeared on BBC World Service today. He spoke on FASMICRO Group wholly-owned unit Zenvus. The interview is here (from 15.45 mins). Zenvus is an intelligent solution for farms that uses proprietary electronic sensors to collect soil data like moisture, nutrients, temperature, pH etc. It subsequently sends the data to a ...

Ndubuisi Ekekwe to Keynote IoT Forum Africa 2017 in South Africa

The Internet of Things, is the next big wave in technology, with repercussions across the business spectrum. By connecting everyday devices to the internet the Internet of Things opens up a host of new opportunities and challenges for companies, governments and consumers. The IoT has the potential to solve many of the issues the African continent is ...

Ndubuisi Ekekwe to Speak in CashlessAfrica Conference

Digital disruption is shifting the balance stay of power in financial services and influencing the way, millions of people bank their money, make payments, remittances and more, in a continent where mobile phone penetration exceed bank accounts and bank cards ownership, combined. Africa’s highly regulated financial industry now needs to adapt itself ...

AFRIT Offers Cybersecurity Training Scholarships to African Professionals and Students

Summary: African Institution of Technology (AFRIT) is offering Cybersecurity Training Scholarships to African Professionals and Students. It is working in partnership with First Atlantic Cybersecurity Institute, Pittsburgh USA (www.Facyber.com) which runs an online cybersecurity training portal. Program Description:  The Facyber Cybersecurity  Training ...

Three Pillars for new Architecture in Africa’s Agriclture

Dr Ndubuisi Ekekwe spoke in the NerveAfrica conferences in Lagos yesterday and noted that technology will drive yield and productivity in the agriculture sector. He explained that precision agriculture, automated agriculture and agro-financial services will be pivotal in redesigning the architecture of the agro-sector in Africa. He concluded by illustrating ...

Ndubuisi Ekewe to Deliver a Plenary on “The Future Of Food” during Nerve Africa Conference

Africa’s food challenge is two-pronged. A population growing at astronomical speeds on one hand and a continent threatened by climate change on the other hand. In 2015 alone the population of Africa grew by 30 million. It is estimated that by 2050, annual increases will exceed 42 million people per year and total population will have doubled to ...

Africa could focus more on business model innovation and adaptation over pursuit of pure tech research

The SEED Africa Symposium is an annual international forum for sharing knowledge and experience, establishing partnerships, and developing solutions to stimulate the growth of social and eco-entrepreneurship across the African continent. The 2016 topic was From Innovation to Imitation and brought together around 500 enterprises, researchers, practitioners, ...

Ndubuisi Ekekwe to Keynote Babcock University ICET 2016

Ndubuisi Ekekwe will keynote 2016 International Conference on Intelligent Computing and Emerging Technologies – ICET at Babcock University, Nigeria on Nov 13-15, 2016. The theme of the conference is Emerging Trends in IT for Wealth Creation and Sustainable Development.