More than 100,000 small farmers in Ethiopia will now be able to use technology to promote results and access the market after launching a digital platform.
Technology company Techno Brain Group has teamed up with Eroopia PLC-based Green Agro solutions to provide a digital agricultural perspective to the tenants of the tenants in the Arsi Zone in Ethiopia to help with full farming decision-based decision making.
The group said its platform will help farmers with digital agriculture to improve crop production, increase quality and access markets as well as income from livelihoods.
Small farmers in Africa are mainly responsible for aquaculture agriculture with the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. As well as a scarcity of water, disease and pests the farmers face big challenges.
The technology that Techno Brain offers will generate data; farm conditions using crop rotation, seed information, soil type, soil nutrients, Global Positioning System (GPS), predictable rainfall patterns and weather patterns, and generate information on intelligent cloud. create an understanding that will help farmers make better farm decisions.
Green Agro, based in Ethiopia, provides farmwork and mechanical service to more than 20,000 small farmers in the Arsi zone in Ethiopia.
In the new partnership, Techno Brain will provide farmers with a range of farm understanding through the Agro Green Solution for the next 3 years. Farmers will be given appropriate information on the best ways to prepare the land, the best week, the introduction of farm, details of pest growth, bad weather warnings, better harvesting, market information. T and farm proposals developed in collaboration with other knowledge partners.
Techno Brain's Managing Director of Digital Business Anand Mohan said the information shared with farmers through a short messaging service (SMS) and interactive voice platforms (IVR) will help them to develop products up to 20 years old. per cent.
“We are pleased to be able to find a partner farm so far and we are excited to begin the project for the next round which will commence in May 2019. The original plan is to start. by farmers of Malt Barley in Arsi Zone and to expand into other crops such as wheat and other areas too. We hope to improve the results by using 15 to 20 per cent using data, analysis, and instant communication, “Mr Mohan said.
Farmers will have a digital symbol of how Abrham Endrias, Managing Director of Agro S Green, thinks the most sustainable way of supporting images is for small farmers in Africa.
The company also hopes to reduce many years of experience in dealing with farmers in the area to successfully trial the new initiative.
“By spending better on our previous business experience, we are delighted to be working with Techno Brain and ensure that farmers understand these things. We have already begun creating a digital farmers' image and planning to move on to a first generation of 5,000 malt growers farmers with small customers in the first season, ”said Mr Endrias.
Techno Brain is also an engineering company in the USA, India, the UAE and 20 other countries, which is the first African company to operate the highest standards for software development.
The company's Ethiopia Country Director said more representation from farmer farmers was vital for food security in the area.