ICT for Agriculture

Finalist

Essential info:

Entrant: I.C.T. For Agri Pvt. Ltd.
Type of organisation: Private Foundation
Country: Nepal

Summary

My solution is an mobile platform which is capable of providing localized core content specially farm get market price, crop advisories, 3 day weather forecast, input supply, on demand enquiry etc in android and SMS. The platform connects information producers like agrovets, government/Non-government extension agencies, agriculture experts and market traders who creates unit value for the farmers and allow two-way interaction. The overall market intelligence and impact metrics in the application connects other relevant stakeholders especially agribusiness companies who feature their products through the platform. Telecom Company partners to bundle the application in a smartphone marketing as a ‘Farmer Phone’ and waiving data browsing cost.