The stage is set for the 2019 iteration of the Pitch AgriHack competition. The 20 judges have finalised the evaluation of semi-finalist start-ups and have selected the finalists. The judges are industry experts (ICT and agriculture), entrepreneurs and investors coming from Africa and beyond.
Remote monitoring of greenhouses is allowing Kenyan smallholders to irrigate their crops from afar and improve their quality of life. Locally-built greenhouses and solar-powered sensors linked to a drip irrigation system are enabling Kenyan farmers to efficiently manage water use on their crops.
Semi-finalists have been selected for Pitch AgriHack 2019, the annual competition that awards young entrepreneurs in ICTs for agriculture (ICT4Ag). The competition supports entrepreneurs through capacity building and funding to accelerate youth employment and agricultural transformation.
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