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What about the crates? Rethinking digital farming in Kenya

Iazzolino, Gianluca (2021) What about the crates? Rethinking digital farming in Kenya. Africa at LSE (25 Mar 2021). Blog Entry.

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A hype surrounds the proliferation of digital solutions to boost efficiency and productivity in Kenya’s agriculture. But what has been the reality on the ground? Tracing the expansion of Nairobi’s Silicon Savannah into the country’s rural regions, LSE Fellow Gianluca Iazzolino highlights the factors that have shaped the trajectory of the first generation of Kenyan agritech.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2021 10:45
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2021 10:42

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