Oumar Bass

Nano Air Tech produces technological devices to help Senegalese farmers. Nano Air Tech was one of the innovative Africa start-ups selected to participate and exhibit at the COP22 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Marrakech 2016.

Company: Nano Air
Country: Senegal
Value Chain: Technology & innovation
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Nano Air Tech produces technological devices to help Senegalese farmers. Nano Air Tech was one of the innovative Africa start-ups selected to participate and exhibit at the COP22 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Marrakech 2016.

Company: Nano Air
Country: Senegal
Value Chain: Technology & innovation
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Prosper Ndayiragije

Africa Improved Foods (AIF) is a public-private partnership involving DSM, Government of Rwanda, IFC, CDC Group and FMO. AIF provides a scalable and sustainable solution to malnutrition via local production of highly nutritious foods. AIF is a social enterprise and embedded in its business model is a comprehensive strategy to reduce poverty, create jobs and address stunting and malnutrition through partnerships with nonprofit institutions, such as WFP & Governments, as well as making affordable commercial products for the mass market. Ultimately, AIF makes nutritious fortified foods in Africa for Africa with the objective of ending malnutrition

Company: Africa Improved Foods
Country: Rwanda
Value Chain: Food Preparation
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Africa Improved Foods (AIF) is a public-private partnership involving DSM, Government of Rwanda, IFC, CDC Group and FMO. AIF provides a scalable and sustainable solution to malnutrition via local production of highly nutritious foods. AIF is a social enterprise and embedded in its business model is a comprehensive strategy to reduce poverty, create jobs and address stunting and malnutrition through partnerships with nonprofit institutions, such as WFP & Governments, as well as making affordable commercial products for the mass market. Ultimately, AIF makes nutritious fortified foods in Africa for Africa with the objective of ending malnutrition

Company: Africa Improved Foods
Country: Rwanda
Value Chain: Food Preparation
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Smart Brooder

Smart Brooder is your digital mother hen. It constitutes 3 – 5 sensors that take readings throughout the brooding space and relay the data to a small analogue computer. This computer is programmed to determine the age of the chicks and regulates the conditions in the brooding space to meet the chicks’ requirement at that specific age, constantly adjusting to maintain the best conditions.

Name of Innovator: Arinifu
Website: https://arinifu.com/smart-brooder-features/
Country: Kenya
Value Chain: On-Farm Production

Smart Brooder is your digital mother hen. It constitutes 3 – 5 sensors that take readings throughout the brooding space and relay the data to a small analogue computer. This computer is programmed to determine the age of the chicks and regulates the conditions in the brooding space to meet the chicks’ requirement at that specific age, constantly adjusting to maintain the best conditions.

Name of Innovator: Arinifu
Website: https://arinifu.com/smart-brooder-features/
Country: Kenya
Value Chain: On-Farm Production

DigiCow Dairy App

DigiCow is a simple record keeping App for the dairy farmers. The App is targeting smallholder farmers and enterprise engaged in dairy farming enabling the farmer to increase their profits through data driven decision making.

Name of Innovator: DigiCow
Website: https://digicow.co.ke/
Country: Kenya
Value Chain: Technology & innovation

DigiCow is a simple record keeping App for the dairy farmers. The App is targeting smallholder farmers and enterprise engaged in dairy farming enabling the farmer to increase their profits through data driven decision making.

Name of Innovator: DigiCow
Website: https://digicow.co.ke/
Country: Kenya
Value Chain: Technology & innovation

Businge Joshua Muleesi

Akaboxi is a digital financial inclusion system that enables smallholder farmers in a community to manage and monitor their savings together. It provides communities with the most secure way of keeping smallholder farmers savings that are kept in boxes to be managed and monitored by use of Digitalized Financial Inclusion system. This replaces the rudimentary way of keeping money in boxes and in people’s homes to a more secure, reliable and easy to monitor savings and transactions.

Company: Akaboxi
Country: Uganda
Value Chain: Financial Services
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Akaboxi is a digital financial inclusion system that enables smallholder farmers in a community to manage and monitor their savings together. It provides communities with the most secure way of keeping smallholder farmers savings that are kept in boxes to be managed and monitored by use of Digitalized Financial Inclusion system. This replaces the rudimentary way of keeping money in boxes and in people’s homes to a more secure, reliable and easy to monitor savings and transactions.

Company: Akaboxi
Country: Uganda
Value Chain: Financial Services
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AkaboxiTech

AkaboxiTech is a cloud-based digital financial technology which is used to enable communities to manage and monitor their monetary savings and transactions in their saving groups. Its user-centric design makes it easy to use the system, simple and saves time.

Name of Innovator: Akaboxi
Website: https://akaboxi.com
Country: Uganda
Value Chain: Financial Services

AkaboxiTech is a cloud-based digital financial technology which is used to enable communities to manage and monitor their monetary savings and transactions in their saving groups. Its user-centric design makes it easy to use the system, simple and saves time.

Name of Innovator: Akaboxi
Website: https://akaboxi.com
Country: Uganda
Value Chain: Financial Services

Ibrahima Ben Aziz Konate

Poultry d’Or is a company that produces and distributes fresh poultry products and agro-foods. Their products are slaughtered, cleaned, packaged and delivered all in the same day. The company specializes in the production and distribution of agri-food products and they aim to sell chicken at competitive prices directly to the consumer.

Company: Poultry d’Or
Country: Cote d’Ivoire
Value Chain: On-Farm Production
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Poultry d’Or is a company that produces and distributes fresh poultry products and agro-foods. Their products are slaughtered, cleaned, packaged and delivered all in the same day. The company specializes in the production and distribution of agri-food products and they aim to sell chicken at competitive prices directly to the consumer.

Company: Poultry d’Or
Country: Cote d’Ivoire
Value Chain: On-Farm Production
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Jean Bosco Nzeyimana

Habona provides integrated waste management services and further processes the waste into affordable and environmentally friendly fuels such as biogas and biomass briquettes. The company is also diversifying into the installation and operation of clean power plants, ranging from waste to energy, such as solar, biomass, hydro, and wind, as well as climate-smart farming.

Company: Habona Limited
Country: Rwanda
Value Chain: Technology & innovation
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Habona provides integrated waste management services and further processes the waste into affordable and environmentally friendly fuels such as biogas and biomass briquettes. The company is also diversifying into the installation and operation of clean power plants, ranging from waste to energy, such as solar, biomass, hydro, and wind, as well as climate-smart farming.

Company: Habona Limited
Country: Rwanda
Value Chain: Technology & innovation
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Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed Falalu

Falgates is a company that farms and mills rice. Falgates owns a rice milling facility that has a capacity of 15 tons per day and has a rice farm that employs more 180 people in Kaduna state in northern Nigeria. The company had revenues of $400,000 in 2017.

Company: Falgates
Country: Nigeria
Value Chain: Processing
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Falgates is a company that farms and mills rice. Falgates owns a rice milling facility that has a capacity of 15 tons per day and has a rice farm that employs more 180 people in Kaduna state in northern Nigeria. The company had revenues of $400,000 in 2017.

Company: Falgates
Country: Nigeria
Value Chain: Processing
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Lending for African Farming

LAFCo lends to agricultural SMEs that work directly with smallholder farmers, and which have constrained access to working capital.

LAFCo lends to agricultural SMEs that work directly with smallholder farmers, and which have constrained access to working capital.

Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund

Great importance is attributed by AATIF to promoting investments along the entire agricultural value chain. The fund will strive to improve agricultural practices to increase crop yields or assist in building storage and processing capacity to broaden local value addition.

Great importance is attributed by AATIF to promoting investments along the entire agricultural value chain. The fund will strive to improve agricultural practices to increase crop yields or assist in building storage and processing capacity to broaden local value addition.

The WFP Innovation Accelerator

Do you have a project with the potential to solve hunger? If yes, then apply to the WFP Innovation Accelerator and receive up to 100,000 USD in equity-free funding, mentorship from industry experts and access to the world’s largest humanitarian organisation.

Do you have a project with the potential to solve hunger? If yes, then apply to the WFP Innovation Accelerator and receive up to 100,000 USD in equity-free funding, mentorship from industry experts and access to the world’s largest humanitarian organisation.