Updated on May 31, 2024

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Created on September 28, 2019

Agrikaab

Open-source

Agrikaab is an agrifood startup that enables investment in agriculture in East Africa.

Developed By
  1. Mohamed M. Jimale
Content Partners
Unknown

Author

Product Description

Agrikaab, formerly known as Ari.farm, is an online platform that enables people worldwide to become digital livestock farmers/traders. The platform is actively based in Somalia and now has customers from 35 countries since its launch. This platform enables investment in farming projects and livestock sales in East Africa to help boost local agriculture and create jobs.

The platform has received recognition from Business Challenge as winner of best social enterprise, winner of best newcomer startup in Sweden 2017 from Nordic Startup Awards, and winner of pitch corner from Seed Stars Summit.

Target SDGs

SDG 2: Zero Hunger

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

The mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play Store and Apple App Store and web version

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include M-Farm and iCow.

Manufacturing/Building Method

N/A

Intellectural Property Type

Open-source

User Provision Model

Users can obtain the app by downloading from Google Play Store or Apple App Store

Distributions to Date Status

Since 2016 the platform has been used by customers from over 35 countries. Agrikaab has also conducted 11 projects, created 20 jobs, and has investors from 50 countries.

Design Specifications

The online platform enables investment in farming projects in East Africa to help boost local agriculture, provide locally produced food, and create jobs. Users create an account to make their first investment, follow the process of their investment and its impact, then, re-invest or withdraw their earnings on a quarterly or half year basis. The money transfer can be done through:

  • Credit or debit cards, where only cards with 3D-secure are accepted.
  • Transferwise, where users deposit the payment directly into the designers bank account.
  • Direct bank transfer, investors directly pay to the designers bank account.
  • Cryptocurrency, the investors can pay via Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ribble.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Users can contact the designers through their website.

Replacement Components

N/A

Lifecycle

N/A

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

This online platform was designed to trade livestock and agricultural produce from all over the world.

Vetted Performance Status

Unknown

Safety

N/A

Complementary Technical Systems

None

Academic Research and References

None

Compliance with regulations

Unknown

Evaluation methods

Unknown

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