Through partnerships with existing Micro finance institutions, and our network of village agents, we provide agricultural loans to farmer groups.
Our extension service heavily relies on partnerships with existing actors in the agricultural extension ecosystem. We integrate within their traditional extension to improve their efficiency and effectiveness
Available weather information sources usually provide data likely from a station that’s far away, rendering the data useless for local decision making.
AIC is a consortium of insurance companies providing subsidized agriculture insurance under the Uganda Agricultural Insurance Scheme (UAIS) a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement with Uganda Insurers Association (UIA) and Government of Uganda.
Our Village Agent Model follows a holistic approach – so it provides a variety of services such as inputs acquisitions, agricultural finance, production and marketing.
The platform uses our mobile application for data collection and is purposely built to improve the effectiveness, timeliness, and accuracy of data collection from rural areas where internet connectivity may not be reliable.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) hosted the first-ever Disruptive Agricultural Technology (DAT) Challenge at Speke Resort, Munyonyo aimed to facilitate the implementation of the Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP), where Ag Tech start-ups, entrepreneurs and several agricultural businesses showcased different functional and market-tested agricultural solutions that can improve on the delivery of agricultural services to farmers in Uganda. M-Omulimisa won first place in the Agricultural Productivity Category and will work with MAAIF in the implementation of the World Bank-supported Agriculture Cluster Development Project (ACDP) project. The challenge was organized around four different categories:
The winners in the respective challenge categories were:
Challenge 1: Agricultural Productivity
Challenge 2: Market Linkages
Challenge 3: Farmer Financial Inclusion
M-Cash Uganda Limited
Challenge 4: Data Analytics
The Guest of honor, Minister for ICT & National Guidance, Hon. Frank Tumwebaze, stated that;’’ Disruptive technology sometimes means enabling technology, disrupt and enable technology usage in the different spheres. Unless we have this digital transformation, then we cannot talk about education and E-agriculture’’.
World Bank Country Manager for Uganda Antony Thompson, the highlighted that “The World Bank is proud to have committed more than$13 billion (to date) in project financing in Uganda, including the Agriculture Cluster Development Project. Disruptive technologies also stand to improve the productivity of agriculture, transforming it into a higher-value sector and providing the potential for quality jobs and higher incomes. For the 12 million young people entering into the workforce in Africa each year, this could all help make farming and food production much more appealing.” More information is available on the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) here https://www.agriculture.go.ug/innovators-in-ict-for-agriculture-awarded-at-dat-challenge-finale-in-kampala/
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Congratulations to M-Omulimisa for winning the World Bank/MAAIF Disruptive Agriculture Technology Challenge!
This is a very good approach towards increasing agricultural productivity, creating market linkages, having a more inclusive farmer financial linkages and above all, for the financial support from World Bank/MAAIF and for recognizing and appreciating the role of finances in the uplifting of the Agricultural sector and socio-economic growth and development in Uganda.
Thank you so much…eyalama noi.
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