Farming Precision Simulator

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Farming Precision Simulator

OkuDouala, Camarões
Type d'organisation: 
hybride
Phase du projet:
Start-Up
Budget: 
$1,000 - $10,000
Sommaire du Projet
Lancement Important

Bref récapitulatif : Aidez-nous à présenter cette solution ! Fournissez une explication en seulement 3 ou 4 phrases.

Events simulator coupled to software of analysis and interpretation of data from agricultural sites used for productivity preview of a given cultivation in term of quality and quantity , decision making , agricultural prevention, optimizing productivity and environmental protection.

About Project

Problème : Quel problème ce projet essaie-t-il d'adresser ?

The problem that our solution wants to solve is the food insecurity caused by rapid population growth, a mismanagement of agricultural project , a lack of tools for decision making of agricultural projects, an archaic management of farm activities , a rough idea of the different products to cultivate , a decline in productivity, the pollution of the environment and poor investment returns.

Solution: Quelle est la solution proposée? S.v.p soyez précis!

The solution we propose is a set of tools and application services accessible from any web platform or mobile phones that allows amateur or professional farmers to better manage their agricultural activities while preserving their environment. It based on the analysis , interpretation and representation of data collected from sensors installed on-site to predict the productivity of a given cultivation in terms of quality and quantity , inform the favorable moments for sowing , anticipate on eventual climate problems that arise during the development of cultivations and finally inform farmers about the exact requirements in terms of fertilizers, water for an optimal agriculture.
Impact: How does it Work

Exemple : Faites nous découvrir comment cette solution fait la différence en utilisant un ou plusieurs exemples concrets ; en incluant aussi ses activités principales.

Our solution is different from others because it is based on a set of software tools and services to collect data from target area and represent them as statistics on a web platform or mobile phone in order to help make decisions, better manage the agricultural activities and cope with difficulties in their environment. the solution is also different because it's able to propose and to describe differents choices of culture based on the analysis of the target area, the moment conducive in their cultivation , the needs for optimal development, the state of the scalability of culture in its various phases of development.
Viabilité

Marché : Qui d'autre adresse les problèmes mentionnés ici ? Comment ce projet diffère-t-il de ces approches ?

Existing solutions on the market provide information on the problems of agriculture and favorable moment of sowing. Our solution goes beyong and based on the analysis , interpretation and representation of data collected from sensors installed on-site to predict the productivity of a given cultivation in terms of quality and quantity , inform the favorable moments for sowing , anticipate on eventual climate problems that arise during the development of cultivations and finally inform farmers about the exact requirements in terms of fertilizers, water for an optimal agriculture.
A propos de vous
Organisation:
ITEAA
A propos de vous
Prénom

LOUIS MICHEL

Nom

NUEYADJE KOM

A propos de votre projet
Nom

ITEAA

Pays

, LIT, Douala

Pays dans lesquels ce projet crée un impact social
Depuis combien de temps votre organisation opère-t-elle ?

Moins d'un année

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Votre Solution
Histoire du fondateur: partager une histoire sur le moment qui vous a amené à vous lancer et/ou à voir le potentiel de réussite de votre solution.

The idea for the project came from a mundane visit to the region of Oku located in northwestern of cameroon known for the quality of its landscape and his land. When we arrive at the village we were surprised that the markets in this region were poor of food crop. After asking questions to the villagers we were shocked to know that agriculture in this village has known over time destrution of its agriculture due to the ignorance of farmers and their farming practice. a situation resulting food insecurity in the region. comeback to Douala, we decided to solve these issues using IT for preserve agriculture of this region.

Select Sector(s): To which of Unilever's categories of sustainability does your solution apply?

Nutrition, Sustainable Agriculture, Smallholder Farmers.

Measurable Impact
Audience: Who have you identified as your customers/recipients and why? How will you get your solution to them or engage them in your initiative?

Our main customers are amateurs or professionals who wish to invest in agriculture, receive continuous information on suceptibles cultures which can develop in their environment, favorable periods of sowing , the exact needs of the culture and environment and assurance of the return on investment.

Impact: Quel est l'impact de votre travail à ce jour et l'impact attendu dans l'avenir?

Currently the impact is still in initial stage, just a lot of enthusiasm on the part of the authorities of our target area. For future years, we believe that our solution will help us to professionalize the craft of agriculture, attract investment in this sector, promote the use of ICT for agricultural issues, promote crop diversification, improve the quantity and quality of products in markets, promote lower prices, encourage investment , create jobs and help protect our agricultural environment.

Growth, Finance & Leadership
Scaling the Solution: How do you intend to scale your activities over the next two years (e.g., reach new markets, diversify solutions, etc.)? What will make this possible?

We plan to use two countries as test area for two years. At the end of these two years we will compare and evaluate the impact of deployment on society and the environment. The result of these tests allow us to solicit funds from institutions for large scale deployment.

Financial Sustainability: What is your business model to ensure financial sustainability?

we plan to use the funds we generate from our consumers who are professional amateurs and state institutions to ensure the durability of our business. This will require a policy of communication and awareness of public opinion on key issues which confronts the African agriculture and the impact of our solution on the societal and environemental

Experience: Please provide examples of any previous entrepreneurial initiatives you have pioneered.

I am the co-founder of the organization ITEAA (http://www.iteaa.org), an organization whose mission is to promote the development of agricultural sector via ICT based on innovative concepts with strong societal and environmental impact.

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