Agriculture remains Africa’s largest economic sector – grossing an estimated income of $100 billion a year – and production is close to being on par with that of South America. Tech savvy entrepreneurs are creating mobile solutions for the modern day farmer to inspire innovation to change the way they approach the industry.
“Throughout the continent, farmers, NGOs and scientists are developing solutions to boost agriculture and make the business of farming less labour intensive. Apps are created to solve problems and also lead the agriculture industry in innovative ways,” states the article on Ventures Africa online.
Half of Africa’s population will have internet access by 2025 and 360 million smart phones on the continent. Annual agricultural productivity could increase due to the rise of internet technology.
Read a full list of these agricultural apps, here.