Allan has over 8 years experience in agriculture having worked in different areas and capacities as an agribuiness specialist, agronomist and project management. Allan has been pursuing his passion in agripreneurship and ICT for agricultural development (ICT4AD) for the last5 years. He holds a BSc. Agribusiness Management and trade. cert SPSS and Web Development
Evans has worked with small scale farmers for the fifteen years, has an M.Sc. Horticulture with a degree in horticulture. – Evans Ndirangu has vast experience recommending the best GAP practices to small-scale farmers. He has worked with different agro-input companies including-Green life protection, Twiga Chemicals, and Vegpro
Edgar has vast skills including, tax, accounting, financial accounting, corporate and mangerial finance, customer service and consulting. Edgar has a BBA in Accounting and Finance and has his own firm FirmVenture Ltd where he has been operating for the last 10 years as an auditor.
James has over 20 years experience working with small and large scale farmers in Kenya and ensuring sustainability thrives. He has worked in different agricultural sectors such as seed specialist and product development. His skills include, project planning, research and management. He has a MSc in Ecosystems management and sustainable environment management
Digitalization, the use of mobile technology such as the use of mobile payment systems, insurance systems, lending platforms, information platforms, smart logistics, and traceability is reshaping the landscape in many sectors such as finance, logistics, energy, security, and urban planning. Agriculture is the least digitized sector in the world. The use of mobile technology to help farmers access the best information on best production techniques, enhance market access and ease payments has not been exploited fully with cases of poor adoption of agricultural technology already existing in this sector. currently, Farmers are in need of agricultural mobile technology that is less costly, have ideal digital literacy requirements, and can be used in any language (AGRA, 2021)
FarmIT is a mobile-based platform that offers advisory services and market linkages to smallholder vegetable farmers in Kenya.