AfricaX Changemaker Interviews

Kepya: How Marcio Castro and Arão Guerreiro help Angolan Farmers with Reliable Offtake and Logistics

Meet Marcio Castro and Arão Guerreiro co-founders of Kepya , an online market place that connects farmer directly with offtakers and freight companies and helps them to get higher prices for their produce and farm with increased predictability.  In the interview Marcio and Arão share  How they came up with the idea for the venture How they…

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M.E. Solutions: Saving Water and De-Risking Agriculture Using Soilless Farming with Mevis Aiyeju

Meet Mevis Aiyeju, the co-founder of M.E. Solutions, a company modifying and experimenting with technology to solve problems in the Nigerian Agricultural Sector, with their farming solutions ranging from a reengineered soilless farming technology adequate for the often low power supply in the Nigerian context, to low energy consuming irrigation systems, to the development of…

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Wireless Technology Lab: How Joseph S.K. Pambu Brings Technology Access and Literacy to Rural Communities in Liberia

In this episode meet Joseph S.K. Pambu Jr. the founder of Wireless Technology Lab, a social enterprise on a mission to bring computer awareness and literacy training to young people in rural Liberia. So Joseph got introduced to computers early on in his life through his uncle and has developed his fascination for the devices…

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How Ropafadzo Musvaire & Bekithemba Ngulube help increase informal retailers’ margins with Kweza

In this interview meet Ropafadzo Musvaire & Bekithemba Ngulube, two co-founders of the Kweza founding team.  So Kweza is sort of a last mile logistics solution that is working with informal retailers in South Africa. The team noticed that the informal retailers, called spaza shops in South Africa, often pay a premium for their products. So…

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How Kamal Yakub is opening up mechanized farming to smallholder farmers with TROTRO Tractor in Ghana

Meet Kamal Yakub, co-founder of TROTRO Tractor, sometimes called the ‘Uber for tractors’ in Africa. TROTRO Tractor is an agricultural technology company that makes it possible for smallholder farmers to access agricultural machinery services ranging from tractors to combined harvesters, planters etc. as well as post harvest machinery, like shellers and treshers. Why that is…

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How Desmond Koney founded Complete Farmer, a crowdfarming platform in Ghana allowing anyone to become a farmer from the comfort of their home

Complete Farmer is a crowdfarming platform founded and based in Ghana that makes it easier to source for quality farm produce in the African market and at the same time, allows anyone to fund a farming cycle as a crowdfarmer from their smartphone, get regular updates about the farm, sign up for an in person…

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