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Kenyan Startup, Ujuzikilimo is Using Data Analytics to Help Farmers with Crop Productivity
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Kenyan Startup, Ujuzikilimo is Using Data Analytics to Help Farmers with Crop Productivity

Bolu Okunlola - Jan 22, 2020

UjuziKilimo (Swahili: knowledge or experience) which was founded in Nairobi in 2015 by Brian Bosire, is an Agritech company that collects and analyzes…

Kenyan Agritech Company, FuturePump is Facilitating Low-cost Solar Irrigation for Farmers
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Kenyan Agritech Company, FuturePump is Facilitating Low-cost Solar Irrigation for Farmers

Bolu Okunlola - Jan 20, 2020

There are 500 million one-acre farmers around the world. Rainfall has become very unpredictable due to climate change and fuel for petrol pumps…

How Jamila Abass is Leveraging Mobile Technology to Help Subsistence Farmers in Kenya
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How Jamila Abass is Leveraging Mobile Technology to Help Subsistence Farmers in Kenya

Bolu Okunlola - Sep 02, 2019

The fire for internet startups continues to be rekindled across the globe, and it is only necessary for each person to identify emerging…

Meet the Founders of Plantheus, a Platform  Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Tackle Crop Diseases
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Meet the Founders of Plantheus, a Platform Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Tackle Crop Diseases

Bolu Okunlola - Jul 21, 2019

More often than not, farmers battle low yields, inconsistent production pattern and insufficient mechanization caused by pest and crop diseases. As a result…

Kenyan Startup, Sunculture is Developing Solar-Powered Water Pumps and Irrigation Solutions for Subsistence Farmers in Kenya
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Kenyan Startup, Sunculture is Developing Solar-Powered Water Pumps and Irrigation Solutions for Subsistence Farmers in Kenya

Bolu Okunlola - Jul 05, 2019

In Kenya, most subsistence farmers are looking to solar-powered irrigation systems to aid their thirsty crops due to rain scarcity. Until now, in…