Farmer Registration in Malinyi District

As we progress with further farmer registration this month, we take time to meet local Government officials.  The Malinyi district council is an important organisation that amongst other roles ensures that any proposed activities are relevant and support rural families. This morning we met with the Council and Ward Agricultural Officers. Here we spent time to explain …

Resolution Insurance in groundbreaking partnership with AGRIinsight to offer affordable insurance products to Tanzanian farmers.

Dar es Salaam - Monday 29 July Resolution Insurance Ltd and AGRIinsight Ltd today announce a major partnership to offer insurance to farmers using the Ubia Soko platform. The platform offers life changing resources for smallholder farmers across Tanzania, enabling them to access a range of much needed services including insurance products. In collaboration with …

Cambridge AgTech company announces a new Director to support development of the AGRIinsight platform across East Africa.

  The AGRIinsight Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Cesear Mloka as a Director of the Company from immediate effect. Cesear has over a decade of senior management experience in Marketing & Communication across Financial Services, Telecommunication, Government & Beverages sectors in East Africa.   She was the recipient of the 2017 " …

Knowing your partners

One of the key success factors in any commercial partnership is to understand the business of your partners. We have been fortunate that we have partners that are both  open and willing to share the challenges and opportunities they face in building their businesses as well as  practicing clear communication that results in a strong …

AGRIinsight announces partnership with the Tanzania Industrial Research and Development Organisation.

Dar es Salaam - Tuesday 11 June. AGRIinsight has entered into a strategic partnership with the Tanzania Industrial Research and Development Organisation TIRDO (www.tirdo.or.tz) in collaboration with our partners at Twigalpha and are building T-Hub which is a tech incubator in Dar Es Salaam that will accelerate the success of tech innovators within the country. …

AGRIinsight announces new Director to support development of our platform in East Africa.

    The AGRIinsight Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mihayo Wilmore as a Director of the Company from immediate effect. As Director, Mihayo will provide leadership to our initiatives specifically in Tanzania and to further the development and rollout of our Ubia Soko application. Mihayo will consolidate and build on our …

A platform for everyone – women make up 30% of early stage sign-ups

Our early stage field registration saw 30% sign ups coming from women. This is very encouraging as currently women are more likely to be denied access to agricultural services including inputs and finance. Although there is still some gender bias towards access to mobile phones (women are 10% less likely to own a phone), access is improving …

We’ve launched! Farmers queue to sign up to app Ubia Soko

Farmers, Tanzania, App, ICT4Ag

In Itete, situated in  the Southern Highlands of Tanzania, farmers queued to register  for our new app, Ubia Soko. We've been delighted with the turnout, and many farmers were keen to start using AgriInsight technology. What is Ubia Soko? Here is Ali Chikomela, who travelled by bicycle to register. Ali is part of the Mbaraji …