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Mary Mwema

Mary Mwema
Mary is very passionate about agribusiness and resource use efficiency with SDG 2, Zero Hunger, being closest to her heart. She a member of AAIN (African Agribusiness Incubation Network).

Design Thinking: Steps Agriprenuers need to succeed

Agriculture is no longer a household livelihood, rather, a viable enterprise that needs assessment and planning prior to venturing into it. For any farming business to thrive, the business model needs to employ design thinking. By design thinking, I mean employing approaches that seek to obtain solutions to solve problems. Through design thinking, the agripreneur can have a more structured …

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Data Driven Agriculture: Forging Ahead

If it cannot be measured, it cannot be done. If it is not known, then it never occurred. Data and information management are synonymous to salt in food. We cannot over-emphasize the need of having correct and updated data and information management and dissemination as an enabler towards sustainable agricultural practices. Information is processed data and therefore quite a fundamental …

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4 farming technologies that might help you

FarmDrive Kenyan smallholder farmers face a challenge when accessing loans and financing from banks and other financial institutions. Financial institutions cite the high risk nature of the agricultural sector as a major catalyst to their shying off from offering loans. Lack of farm records on sales also scares off the financial institutions. It is common knowledge that an empty hand …

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