Seven startups from countries including Senegal, Botswana, Uganda, Kenya, etc. were awarded at the Finals of Pitch AgriHack 2016. More information in this article announcing winners. You will find below some links to stories highlighting their work or to their platforms. Links presenting other startups involved in the process are also provided. More will be included in the future.
- Sooretul (Senegal) : Sooretul is a web and mobile marketplace for agricultural processed products offered by women. The platform ensures a better access of rural women offerings to the urban demand. Customers buy online and can be delivered at home.
In the video, Awa Caba the CEO talks about the work of the young startup:
- Brastorne Enterprises (Botswana), with the mAgri platform: it is a USSD application that gives farmers access to relevant information and to a mobile marketplace. mAgri can be used on any phone including basic feature phones. Currently, the application has about 150,000 users.
- Daral Technologies (Senegal) – Daral is a livestock application. Its web component helps collect and visualise data regarding farmers and their livestock while providing an advisory service platform for farmers. Its mobile component consists of an SMS-based alert system. Daral has been collaborating with the government of Senegal.
- MobFit (Uganda) – MoBFiT is a GSM-supported agricultural supply chain software, ambitioning to directly connect 20 million smallholder rural farmers in Uganda to buyers in the market at a low cost via SMS and automated voice call technology.
- Kuza from Kenya
- AgroCenta from Ghana
- FarmAfriQue from Nigeria.
- UjuziKilimo Partners with Farmers Pride Africa (Kenya) – About a partnership between Ujuzikilimo and Farmers Pride, two finalists of Pitch AgriHack which started partnership agreement when they met at the Finals in Kenya.
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