Foodlocker, a Nigerian foodstuff and grocery aggregator for large buyers, uses deep learning (a sub-branch of AI) for forecasting demand for farm produce and consumer goods. Deep learning uses layers of algorithms, called ‘neural networks’, and large amounts of data to enable computers to solve complex problems; the more the algorithms learn, the better they perform. [Read more…]
One Ugandan boy’s vision to improve, modernise and simplify livestock management for farmers in his country has blossomed into an international business that has the potential to positively impact countless persons along the agricultural value chain. [Read more…]
A first-of-its kind e-commerce platform is connecting fishermen with customers in Senegal, and offering a same-day delivery service for online orders.