Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, has stated that digital expertise and its utility will change the face of agriculture in Africa.
Osinbajo made this submission on Wednesday whereas that includes on the panel dialogue session of the African Inexperienced Revolution held on the Worldwide Convention Centre, Accra, Ghana.
Osinbajo participated within the panel alongside President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, Prime Minister of Rwanda, Edouard Ngirente, and African Union Commissioner for Agriculture, Josefa Sacko.
The panel was moderated by former United Kingdom Prime Minister, Tony Blair.
Osinbajo stated that there have been many corporations enthusiastic about agriculture as quite a lot of them had already keyed into the sector.
He stated, “What we discovered is that there’s much more collaboration than earlier than and there’s much more transparency; you’ll be able to see virtually all the things and anybody who’s linked in some way and other people study quicker due to quite a lot of collaboration.
“Individuals can get on-line; discover out what this firm is doing; some corporations are linking traders to farmers and it’s so simple to seek out out what they’re doing by merely going to their web site.
“Among the Fintech corporations are additionally in that area serving to to make funds; serving to to do transactions and quite a lot of them are doing properly simply by constructing the sector.
“The way in which it’s going; frankly, I can’t see the way it won’t utterly revolutionalise agriculture as a result of virtually in all places that digital expertise has touched; it utterly revolutionalised.
“What we’re going to see is that digital expertise will change the face of agriculture in Africa.”