Cojengo Ltd.

VetAfrica is a mobile application that assists with diagnosis of livestock diseases and disease surveillance.

Product description Brand name and product description

VetAfrica is a mobile application developed to help African vets and farmers diagnose diseases in livestock. It has been developed by Scottish based company Cojengo Ltd, with an additional hub, VetAfricaHub, an online data management dashboard to review, share, and act upon live surveillance data.

Glasgow is the headquarter of the mobile application where the software is developed. Testing was done in Kenya and Ethiopia. While doing the tests in Ethiopia, IDRC supported the research and development of the mobile app. The research was led by a team from the University of Prince Edward Island and peers based at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture at Addis Ababa University. The designers sell their services to local and country governments.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

The mobile application is available on the Microsoft App Store

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

The mobile application has a free trial, after which users purchase the app depending on the period of use. The designers also sell their services to local governments depending on the main causes of livestock diseases.

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.
SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 15: Life on land

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Livestock farmers and vets in Africa

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