Grameen Foundation developed FarmerLink, which uses digital technology and field agents to provide farmers with complimentary resources. These include agricultural training via tablets or mobile phones, connections to high-value markets, support for organic certification and early warning alerts for extreme weather and pests.
The Weather Company, an IBM Business, is the world's largest private weather enterprise, helping people make informed decisions – and take action – in the face of weather. The company offers the most accurate, personalized and actionable weather data and insights to millions of consumers and thousands of businesses via Weather’s API, its business solutions division, and its own digital products.
LuckNow is a SaaS solution that helps farmers improve their land management practices, through the use of IoT devices, artificial intelligence and connections to market partners. The system analyses data points such as sunlight levels, temperature, precipitation, pH, humidity, presence of pests or diseases, etc.
RegoPantes is a platform that connects consumers/businesses to the farmers directly. Through RegoPantes consumers/businesses can manage their purchase of their products, regarding its quality, shipping method and/or amount and shipping time of their products.
Datahub is a platform that assists field officers in collecting data. It began as an internal tool for the 8Villages staff, but is now released commercially to empower a wide range of users.
LISA is an SMS and online based village information service that enables farmers to join in their agricultural communities. It can engage directly with any farmer by android application, so they can ask questions real time. Farmers can get closer to the modernization, they can selling their products at fair price and they can live more prosperously.
Farmapp is an integrated pest and disease management platform for crops. It combines information from different technological modules such as geo-referenced scouting and spraying apps, soil sensors, and weather stations. Once the information is processed and analysed, it is delivered back to the farmers via email, SMS, and access through the business intelligence platform.
Slide is an integrated fintech platform that enables supply chain stakeholders to gain access to capital. Slide uses data collected within the ecosystem to generate a reliable AI credit score for quick loan approval. The platform facilitates lending from financial institutions, impact investors or through crowdfunding, and mitigates risks by establishing a closed-loop supply chain.
Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA) under its Agricultural Insurance Solutions (AIS) division, offers weather based insurance, to helps growers protect their investment in quality inputs, repay loans even if bad weather damages their crops, and replant at once when germination fails because of irregular rains after planting.
Mercy Corps cultivate crops that both extend community disaster mitigation measures and augment household income. To support communities, Mercy Corps uses a digital survey system called ODK (Open Data Kit) for data collection and to map potential sugarcane cultivation areas (sandy river banks) with geo-tagged information.
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