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The Durban AgriHack Challenge is now open: Win cash prize and develop your career opportunities!

After the successful implementation of two editions of the AgriHack Talent initiative, the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) is pleased to launch the Durban Agrihack Talent Challenge! This event is organised in the framework of the Global Forum on Innovations in Agriculture in Africa (GFIA Africa) Conference, in collaboration with the Durban University of Technology

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Winners of the St Kitts and Nevis leg of the AgriHack Talent Caribbean announced

(Original article by written by: zizonline.com – more below) Basseterre, St. Kitts — The combined team of People Employment Programme (PEP) graphic designers and marketers, and Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) programmers and researchers has won the St. Kitts-Nevis leg of AgriHack Talent Caribbean competition. Three teams participated in the local challenge named CODE SKN

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“Team Agri-Info” wins Trinidad-leg of AgriHack Talent Competition!

Friday 12th September, 2014 saw the awarding of four students of the Success Laventille Composite and St George’s College with the winning prize for the Trinidad leg of the Regional AgriHack Competition. The Form Four students Kris Adams, Mikaeel Andrews, Nicholai Rajkumar and Jairaj Singh call themselves ‘Team Agri-Info‘. They were also adjudged the People’s

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Agri-Hack Talent Caribbean: National hackathon event kicks off in Suriname!

The Agri-Hack Talent initiative is gradually taking shape in the Caribbean. Following the selection of challenges that the applications to be developed will address, and the selection of partners/hubs for the competition, the first national hackathon event kicked off in Suriname.

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

Can #PA solve issues in Ag? Form a team to do it as part of #AgriHack on 5-7 Apr in Wagga Wagga @agrihackaustwitter.com/i/web/status/8…

@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…