Drought resistant crops are the way to go.

Drought normally hits crops at the flowering and seed stages, which is critical in determining the size of a crop's harvest. Therefore, we need to look beyond the traditional food crops that we have become accustomed to, and start growing those that can withstand harsh weather conditions. According to Science Daily, lead researcher Dr. Kai… Continue reading Drought resistant crops are the way to go.

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Irrigation is the long term solution to food shortage.

The talk of food shortage in the tropical regions has dominated headlines of late. This has largely been because of the prolonged dry spell that has of recent faded away. Irrigation has proven to be a viable remedy to the unpredictable prolonged dry spells across the globe. Many countries that are geographically located in hot… Continue reading Irrigation is the long term solution to food shortage.

Food shortage: A result of global warming.

Market days were very exciting and filled with lots of anticipation. Trucks loaded with bags of potatoes, corn, huge banches of matooke (green bananas) moving in and out of the market. Men clad in muddy clothes carrying and delivering these bags to market vendors, who were waiting with big smiles on their faces. "This is… Continue reading Food shortage: A result of global warming.

Is Climate change a hoax?

There is alot of controversy on this climate change phenomenon. Many people believe that climate change and global warming have been blown out of proportion, most notably being the USA president, Donald J. Trump who famously said that; "Climate¬†change is a scam created by China!" Scientists, however, think otherwise with many study findings alluding to… Continue reading Is Climate change a hoax?

Creativity: Solution to the automation threat.

"There are ways for students to adapt their academic pursuits to compete with an increasingly automated workforce, by learning to be creative thinkers who improvise in ways that computers cannot." Business Insider We ought to capitalize on those soft skills that no machine or computer can offer.

Artificial Intelligence: Reality of a jobless future.

After completing campus (University studies), the dream of every graduate is to get a job and apply the knowledge that we have amassed. We spend sleepless nights perfecting our CVs, making numerous job applications, and then dropping them off one office at a time. Finally, when that lucky break manifests and we get a job,… Continue reading Artificial Intelligence: Reality of a jobless future.

Brexit: An Economic dilemma for Britain.

The world was left in absolute shock when the Brexit referendum results were announced in June 2016. Not only was it perceived to be unrealistic, but also highly unlikely given the polls taken at the time. Having a background in economics, a friend of mine later sought for my opinion on this Brexit phenomenon. She… Continue reading Brexit: An Economic dilemma for Britain.