Tag: ICT4Ag

Looking back at Pitch AgriHack 2017

AgribusinessTV April 9, 2018 1477 No Comments

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Led by the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), Pitch AgriHack West Africa 2017 was open for young ICT start-ups from the West African region offering services to the agriculture sector. Winning teams received a cash prizes of up to €15,000 from CTA, as well as other prizes, promotional supp

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Cote d’Ivoire: Intelligent field management with drones

AgribusinessTV March 27, 2018 1771 No Comments

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Aboubacar KARIM, an engineer in agricultural economics develops services for an intelligent management of agricultural plots. Aboubacar developed a passion for agriculture since he was in secondary school. This eventually led him to choose studies in agricultural economics in Canada. After his studies and his diploma i

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Crowdfunding, lessons from a success

AgribusinessTV May 19, 2016 425 No Comments

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Jean Ehui Delmas, an ICT for development specialist, ambitions to put ICTs at the service of agriculture. Faced by lack of finance, he organised a crowdfunding campaign on the Internet in 2015 that enabled him to raise fund to launch “Lôr Bouôr”, an integrated platform connecting actors of the agricultural world.

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