Monthly Archives: October 2013

Agenda of the Finals of the Agrihack Championship

The finals of the regional ICT4Ag hackathon will take place from 04 to 07 November 2013 in parallel to the ICT4Ag Conference. National winners (also known as finalists) will finalize their products, receive feedback and technical advice from mentors, judges and from IT, agricultural and business experts. They will also prepare for the pitching session

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kLab announces the winners of the Rwanda National ICT4Ag Hackathon

The Rwanda National ICT4Ag Hackathon was held on 19-20 October 2013 at kLab in Kigali. The event was organised by MINAGRI, kLab and Rwanda ICT Chamber, in collaboration with CTA, m:lab East Africa, MYICT, and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), which provided a strong financial support for the hackathon. This event

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Hacking Agriculture in Ethiopia

(Blog post on the Ethiopian local event organized by IceAddis, written by Fortune Granville ) The Agri-hack competition, on the 30th of September, 2013, saw the introduction of four vibrant teams who made it to the final pitching stage of the Agri-hack competition, where they were opportune to present their working ideas to the panel of

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ICT4Ag Hackathon National Winners Announced

The ICT for Agriculture (ICT4Ag) International Conference and its parallel hackathon (dubbed “Agri-hack championship”) will take place from 4th – 8th November 2013 in Kigali Rwanda. The conference seeks to examine how ICTs are truly empowering producers and consumers along the entire value chain. Earlier this year, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation

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National hackathon/selection events

National selection events will be organised by the participating hubs to select teams who will compete during the regional finals in Kigali, Rwanda from 4th – 7th November 2013. The institutions selected are: kLab (Rwanda) KINU and Buni Hub (Tanzania) Ice Addis (Ethiopia), Hive Colab and Outbox (Uganda) C4DLab (Computing for Development Lab) iBizAfrica (Kenya),

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