16 May Interview: Absa senior agricultural economist Wessel Lemmer

***We apologise for the poor audio quality of the call in this podcast.***
In this episode of the TechCentral podcast, Duncan McLeod speaks to Wessel Lemmer, senior agricultural economist at Absa, how about technology is transforming the agricultural sector in South Africa.
Lemmer tells McLeod about how technology is needed to deal with the impact of the world’s growing population on food resources and food security.
With the world’s population expected to near 10bn people by the middle of this century, technology will become increasingly important to improving crop yields and efficiencies in farming.
Lemmer explains how big data, the Internet of things, artificial intelligence and machine learning will transform the sector in the coming decades.
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