Bridging indigenous knowledge and science to end hunger reveals how indigenous knowledge is crucial for small-scale farmers, food security in Africa and the creation of effective solutions for managing the agriculture in rural areas that are plagued by droughts and mass hunger. The talk explores bridging recent technological innovation with indigenous knowledge, through the ´ITIKI´ computer science tool which can predict meteorological data inexpensively and accurately and assist local farmers.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
Muthoni Masinde is a computer scientist specialising in agricultural technology.
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