Agripoa is among the fastest-growing start-ups in the Agri-Tech sector and one of the very few companies providing end-to-end solutions & services to the farming community in Africa. We are building an AI-enabled technology to revolutionize supply chain & production efficiency in the farming sector. Agripoa is a data driven farm management and farm financing Software helping African farmers to maximize their production capacity.
The world is changing and people are getting more connected to technology which gives many new posibilities of fast decision making. Our aim is to positively impact billions of people and changing the way food is produced in Africa. Our Farm Management Software uses Artificial Intelligence to perfom analytics and help farmers to produce healthy, safe and nutritios food in a sustainable way. The use of information straight from the field to farmers finger tips helps them to make immediate actions.
Financing is a major barrier to growth in Africa’s agricultural sector, particularly for smallholder farmers. Interest rate are particularly high, up to 25%. The lack of collaterals from farmers acts as a setback to the development of the sector.
Climate change is exacerbating the spread, creating favourable conditions for pests and the survival of specific plants diseases. Farmers needs to get new techniques to handle these challenges in the farm with the help of Agronomists.
For a typical farmer, the closest market is 18 kms away from the village center and more often than not there is seldom any road and/or public transportation services to reach that market where the farmer is not assured of the market prices.
Agripoa's mission is to accelerate the access and adoption of Financial Services to African Farmers. We do this by co-investing with our farmers in their farms and help them pay for their farm inputs and other expenses in the farm.
We Provide recommendations to farmers based on actual crop progress by field, records of previously applied agronomic practices and forecast for the upcoming days. We analyze practices that lead to best yields across our farms we work with.
We have patnered with Local and international Offtakers who are interested in Holticultural, Crops and Livestock Products. We help our farmers get connected to these offtakers at an assured and constant offtaking price. This gives confidence and assurance to our farmers to produce more.
Agriculture is the most affected sector by droughts, absorbing on average about 84 percent of all the economic impact. Through Agripoa, farmers can pay and get an insurance cover straight from our platform. We use farm data to score our farmers and advise Insurers when claims happens.
We are working with different farmers in crops, holticulture and livestock industry. Some of our farmers are based in Dar es Salaam, Morogoro, Manyara, Arusha, Moshi, Dodoma, Iringa, Njombe, Mbeya and Songea. We have also financed some farmers and connected them with crop insurance cover from our partners. Let you be our next farmer and let us solve the food challenge in Africa and the world by producing healthy food.
Financing is a critical barrier for smallholder farmers to access the other inputs that they need to increase crop yields and income. The Financing gap is estimated to be $170 billion and it is due to lack of the right financing facilities and lack of collaterals for smallholder farmers. Agripoa is the best because:-