World Summit Awards - winners in the agricultural sector
The World Summit Awards announced its 40 winners of 2016 selected out of 451 submissions. The different winners represent a diversity of innovating mobile applications from around the world and accross different sectors: health, education, refugees, culture and of course agriculture.
Among the 40 selected submissions there are a few specific agriculture oriented applications. Click on the links to learn more about the different projects.
Farmdrive: Farmdrive unlocks financial services for over 50 million smallholder farmers in Africa. Farmdrive aims at closing the information gap that keeps smallholder farmers from geting the loans they need.
iGrow: In Indonesia, iGrow connects capital, skill and market and to sell produce directly to the buyers.
Plantix: Plantix is a mobile plant disease guide. By taking a picture of a diseased plant and sending it to a server, users get a detection result within seconds together with customized additional information.
The call for 2017 submissions is now opened. Maybe you will be one of this years winners?
World Summit Awards has been initiated in 2003 in the framework of the UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals by recognizing local digital content with an impact on society, demonstrating the richness and diversity of innovative applications.