iCow

  • Date of release

    8 September 2016

  • Last modified

    7 July 2017

  • Developer

    N/A

  • Rating


Description

iCow is a mobile phone based platform that enables farmers increase their farming acumen, reduce risks, increase productivity and increase incomes. It does this by availing valuable agricultural content to to farmers real time and cost effectively. It is available in Kenya on Safaricom *285#

App details

Business and services

Agricultural value chain

  • Pre-production
    • Planning & decision making
    • Inputs access
    • Weather/water/soil management
  • Production
    • Pest & disease management
    • Produce harvesting (how to, when to,etc)
    • Weather/water/soil management
    • Inputs management & use
  • Post-harvest
    • Produce handling (drying, sorting, etc.)
    • Processing & packaging
    • Storage of produce

Support services

  • Data & climate
    • Pest & disease management
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Collaboration & networking
    • Geo­locating actors

Commodities

  • Multi

Technology

  • Device categories

    • Feature phone (Mobile)
  • Content formats

    • Image
    • Text
    • Video
  • Output channels

    • Feature phone (Mobile)
  • Distribution channels

    • Application Web site

People

  • Audiences

    • Businesses
    • Extentionists
    • Farmer Cooperatives
    • Farmers
    • Financial Institutions
    • Researchers
    • Students
    • Traders
  • Countries

    • Africa
      • Eastern Africa
        • Kenya
  • Languages

    • English

Business model

  • Start-up capital

    • Donors
    • Investors
    • Self
  • Funding

    • Development partners
    • Donors
    • Self
  • Revenue model

    • Commissions
    • Embedded Services
    • Pay-as-you-go
    • SMS charges
    • Subscription
    • Transactional
    • Users

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