The World Bank Ag Observatory supported by Draper University cooperated with InnMind to find innovative solutions to support agritech sector in Southern Africa

  • Provide alternative solutions to prevent plant and animal disease outbreaks. Consideration of all data inputs, such as social media, weather, movements of other vectors, will help to stop sparking and spreading of the diseases. More information about this challenge here;
  • Present time series of agriculture data (yield, price, production), data for crops relevant to the SADC region in an electronic format. Novel techniques of data collection can leap-frog traditional methods and expand the scope and availability of risk financing instruments for farmers. More information about this challenge here;

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