Commercial agriculture has the huge potential to change the lives of African farmers by providing, employment, cash flows, agribusiness opportunity and the opportunity to transform household income and lifestyles.
Most land in African is non-commercial and is being used for subsistence agriculture mainly. Numerous studies have shown that the success stories in the Asian Agriculture can be directly related to the rise of Asian economies, further to that was reforms is land tenure systems, training and extension.
X-data aim to take advantage of the huge cellphone penetration rates in Africa, and use the mobile phone platform to afford farmers easy access to affordable training and extension. This platform can also be used for advertising.
This idea was accepted by Technoserve Zimbabwe – Agro Initiative Zimbabwe’s Idea Generation Programme Entrepreneurial Programme – May 2015.
|Stage||Unknown EST October 2015|
|Markets||Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Réunion, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe|
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