Monthly Archives: November 2013

Meet the regional winners of the 2013 ICT4Ag Conference Hackathon

The regional winners of the hackathon organised in the framework of the 2013 ICT4Ag Conference were announced at the Awards and Closing Ceremony of the event, on 7th November in Kigali, Rwanda. This concludes the first phase of the Agrihack Championship. Meet the winners in this article. 1st Prize: Ensibuuko, from Uganda (won 5,000 Euros

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Teams and products of regional finalists and winners

CTA organised the first edition of the Agrihack Championship in the framework of the ICT4Ag 2013 Conference, in collaboration with partners including MINAGRI and MYICT (Rwanda), mLab East, kLab and the support of  AGRA and Microsoft Africa. The three regional winners were Ensibuuko, AgriVAS and Agrinfo. The Agrihack Championship is a several weeks’ regional coding

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Day 3 – A week to remember

“Conferences this size are nearly always Powerpoint-led,” said CTA’s Giacomo Rambaldi during the closing ceremony on Thursday evening. “But right from the outset, we decided that this one would be different – that interaction would be at the core of the conference.” And that’s exactly how it’s turned out. There were no big set piece

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The Hackathon featured – Video – Day 2 ICT4Ag conference

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Discover Agrinfo team from Tanzania and “GIS for plots”

 Team name Agrinfo Firstname, family name and contact details of team members Rose Peter Funja, rose.funja@gmail.com Grace Sylvester Makanyaga, gmakanyaga@gmail.com Supporting hub Buni hub Name of the product developed Gis for plots Description of the product developed for Agrihack The Agrinfo developed a web based and mobile gis platform system for mapping farms and lands.

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Do you know Agrivas from Ethiopia and mAgri?

Team name AgriVAS Firstname, family name and contact details of team members Nebiyou Wolde Yirga nebachew@gmail.com Dr. Abeselom, abeselomsamson@yahoo.com or samsonabeselom1@gmail.com Supporting hub IceAddis Name of the product developed AgriVAS Description of the product developed for Agrihack AgriVAS is an information resource center for farmers. It delivers information to the farmers via radio, sms and Internet. Farmers

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Discover Fertilizer Logic team from Rwanda

Team name Fertilizer Logic Name of the company/start up Fertilizer Logic, www.fertilizerlogic.com  Firstname, family name and contact details of team members Hilary Muramira, harusha2012@gmail.com Prince Dukundane Gashongore, pdukundane@gmail.com Robert Basomingera, basorot@gmail.com Origene Igiraneza, origenei@yahoo.fr  Supporting hub kLab Name of the product developed Fertilizer Logic Description of the product developed for Agrihack Plants need vitamins just

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Discover HighHay team from Madagascar and Farmora

Team name HighHay  Name of the company/start up HighHay, www.highhay.com   Firstname, Family name and contact details of team members Joelisata Rabeharisolo, jjoelisata@gmail.com Miradontsoa Andrianarison, miradontsoa@gmail.com   Areas of specialization Telecommunications and Computer Engineering  Supporting hub Habaka Madagascar Innovation Hub   Name of the product developed Farmora   Description of the product developed for Agrihack Farmora

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Discover the “The Agripreneur” from Uganda and “The Agripreneur Digital Platform”

Team name The Agripreneur Name of the company/start up The Agripreneur, www.theagripreneur.org   Firstname,family name and contact details of team members Donald Byamugisha, donald.byamugisha@biteph.com Denis Ezokare, denis@letegp.com   Supporting hub Hive Colab     Name of the product developed The Agripreneur Digital Platform  Description of the product developed for Agrihack Digital Platform to connect and harmonize

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Discover Horizon Telemetry team and Horizon Automatic Weather Station

 Team name Horizon Telemetry  Name of the company/start up Horizon Telemetry, www.horizontelemetry.kbo.co.ke  Firstname, family name and contact details of team members Ernest Ekajja, voguehomeauto@gmail.com Cyrus Baraza, cyrusbaraza@gmail.com Country Kenya Supporting hub Ihub Name of the product developed Horizon Automatic Weather Station Description of the product developed for Agrihack We have developed an automatic weather station

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Tweet……Tweet……Tweet…

Lets innovate things in Agriculture, @MafIHub planing to host an AgriHack in @NorthWestZA . @setsokotsanebbtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

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@AgriHack @RFI c'est en train d'arriver #sinergi #sinergiburkina #odv #partech #i&p etc... le mouvement est lancé et c'est ce qui compte

C'est normal, ce n'est pas une priorité pour les politiques....@ibrahimlouche @AmadouBoukarAli @allahourytwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Les #start-up africaines ne trouvent toujours pas de #financements rfi.my/2kNsWPf via @RFI

Discover #Agtech #agritech startups, issues, lessons & opportunities in #Africa #Caribbean. Read @ctaflash report -… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…