The pair behind Agrocenta, a local Agritech startup, has asked the Akufo-Addo-driven government to include information technology (IT) to its flagship ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ program.
As indicated by the 2018 Seedstars Global rivalry champs, government can accomplish increasingly and help the objectives of the program on the off chance that IT is utilized to link up with the agriculturists.
They disclosed to Daniel Dadzie on Joy FM’s Super Morning Show on Friday that they have operators to speak to agriculturists on the grounds that the greater part of them [farmers] are not IT educated.
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“One agent handles about 200 farmers,” Mr Obirikorang said.
According to him, they have exhorted government to utilize a comparative innovation like what they run to influence the Planting For Food and Jobs to program a win.
The startup, AgroCenta is owned by two Ghanaians – Mike Ocansey and Francis Obirikorang-who have built up a framework to help agriculturists to get the most out of their produce.
Two young fellows whose thoughts won them $500,000 investment from Seedstars World, included that they have battled the chances to make open doors for others in the quickly developing Agric part in the nation.
Like the government’s Planting for Food And Jobs program, the twosome has helped agriculturists in the north to get seeds, compost, ploughing services among others at a decent deal.
They have likewise helped the ranchers to transport their respects the business sectors since they began their undertaking about 18 months prior.
Up until this point, they have selected around 12,000 agriculturists.
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