Kenyan start-up iCow, launched in 2011, is one of the simplest but cleverest tools being used to optimise every aspect of farming. iCow provide farmers with SMS messages loaded with great information on how to improve what they are doing.
To build a robust environment to drive a digital platform for transformation of the Agricultural sector for a Digital Nigeria, the National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA), under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and in collaboration with Ekiti State Government have concluded the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture (NAVSA) empowerment programme for 140 farmers in Ekiti State.
Three Nigerian Startups have emerged winners in the African Development Bank’s AgriPitch competition.
"Building a vibrant Digital Agriculture sector that leverages on digital technologies and innovations has become imperative as the population of Nigeria continues to grow with large demographic of young adult," the Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Mallam Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, CCIE has said.
In a bid to ensuring that Agriculture offers Nigeria a great economic gain and global relevance. Farmcrowdy has positioned itself to leveraging Technology for economic growth.