Go Africa Partners with Safaricom’s DigiFarm Platform To Offer Seamless Access For Agricultural Services In Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya – October 29,, 2022

Sustainable agriculture is largely driven by interconnected systems across the value chain.  To this end, Go Africa Global announces extended partnership with Safaricom and their DigFarm Platform, to offer extended service offerings toward increasing Agricultural production and food security. . Both companies have come together to leverage their synergies to put forward solutions that will digitize agricultural production in Kenya.

Farmers & cooperatives can leverage this integration by using the I-Go Lima Mobile app for reservations and booking of agricultural services.  The I-Go Lima App is powered by  Safaricom’s market leading M-PESA  service to maximize ease of use and flexibility for all users. Visit the Google play store and download the I-Go Lima app today.

Scan the QR code: Or visit : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.igo.igoafrica

Indigenous Go Africa (I-Go Africa) led by Hilary Akhaabi, PhD, is pioneering rice production in Kenya by providing mechanized services to farmers in the Bunyala Rice Scheme. I-Go Africa has entered into partnerships with Cooperative societies within the Bunyala Rice Scheme to provide mechanization services with the fleet of tractors and harvesters it owns. The aim is to set off and kick-start truly mechanized agricultural production which in turn will result in increased productivity and production of rice within the scheme. Mechanization of agricultural production is part of the larger initiative of I-Go Africa; as it intends to purchase the rice paddy and provide value addition and package rice for sale. Once completed, we anticipate increasing production 6x from current levels resulting in USD 3.0M in total sales annually.

“DigiFarm, is an instrumental partner in this initiative and we appreciate Mr. Omondi Kasidhi, of  DigiFarm Kenya LTD, for his support,” states Hilary Akhaabi, PhD, CEO at I-Go Africa. “I-Go Africa is also open to partnering with various cooperative societies today and in the evolving future for this and other partnership opportunities that may arise over time.

About the I-Go Africa

Indigenous Go Africa (I-Go Africa) is a subsidiary of Go Africa Global LLC, a New York-based firm  focused on agribusiness enabled by cutting-edge technology. info@I-GoAfrica.com or visit https://goafricaglobal.com/i-goafrica/

 

About DigiFarm Kenya LTD

DigiFarm Kenya LTD,  DigiFarm is a FREE Safaricom service that offers farmers convenient, one-stop access to quality farm inputs at discounted prices, input loans, learning content on farming as well as access to market. Other value-add services provided through DigiFarm include insurance yield cover and extension services through remote agronomists located at the DigiFarm call center or on ground DigiFarm Village Advisors (DVA).. https://www.safaricom.co.ke/media-center-landing/frequently-asked-questions/digifarm

 

For More information.

Go Africa Contact:  Hilary Akhaabi, PhD

+254 20-514-8160

info@I-GoAfrica.com

 

DigiFarm Kenya LTD Contact:

Omondi Kasidhi

Director, DigiFarm Kenya LTD

Safaricom PLC email OKASIDHI@Safaricom.co.ke

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I-Go Africa Launches I-Go Lima mobile app to Increase Agricultural Production in Kenya & East Africa

Nairobi, Kenya – September 8, 2022

Sustainable agriculture is largely driven by interconnected systems across the value chain.  To this end, I-Go Africa (Kenya) and Go Africa Global announces launch of the I-Go Lima mobile app on Google Play Store. the I-Glo Lima mobile app serves a platform to connect farmers with mechanized, milling services and other services provided by I-Go Africa to bring to market forward looking solutions that will digitize agricultural production and sales in Kenya and East Africa.

The I-Go Lima Mobile app is powered by  Safaricom’s market leading M-PESA  service to maximize ease of use and flexibility for all users. Visit the Google play store and download the I-Go Lima app today.

Scan QR Code:

or download At: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.igo.igoafrica

 

Indigenous Go Africa (I-Go Africa) led by Hilary Akhaabi, PhD, is pioneering rice production in Kenya by providing mechanized services to farmers in the Bunyala Rice Scheme. I-Go Africa has entered into partnerships with Cooperative societies within the Bunyala Rice Scheme to provide mechanization services with the fleet of tractors and harvesters it owns. I-Go Africa also purchases rice paddy and provides value addition and package rice for sales to local markets via its partnerships with local distributors.

We have built this platform to ensure farmers get access to services, that increase production,, and productivity as well as access to  markets for their finished products,, through the Victoria Grain, rice brand,” states Dr Akhaabi, Lead Director at I-Go Africa. “I-Go Africa is also open to partnering with various cooperative societies and distributors today and in the evolving future for this and other partnership opportunities that may arise over time.

Special thanks to our partners for which such an accomplish would not have been possible.

Government agencies:

National Irrigation Authority, Busia Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and  Busia County Government.

Equipment, Infrastructure, Logistics, and Technology partners:

CMC Kenya, Digifarm Farm Engineering Industries Limited (FEIL), FMD Kenya, FM WORLD Hello Tractor, LAKE AGRO,  PAN African Group,  Safaricom, SHAKTIMAN, SRITARAM, and, and

Financial Partners:

Absa Bank Kenya, Ecobank Kenya, National Bank of Kenya and NCBA,

About the I-Go Africa

Indigenous Go Africa (I-Go Africa) is a subsidiary of Go Africa Global LLC, a New York-based firm focused on agribusiness enabled by cutting-edge technology.  Https://GoAfricaGlobal.com

For More information.

Go Africa Contact:

Dr Akhaabi

+254 20-514-8160

info@I-GoAfrica.com

or visit the Google Play Store at: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.igo.igoafrica

Introduction of Victoria Grain Brand Rice Products (I-Go Africa)

Product/Marketing  Announcement

I-Go Africa (Kenya) announces the introduction of its line of rice products for the East African Market called Victoria Grain.

Victoria Grain is the brand of rice products, distributed by Indigenous Go Africa Limited (I-GO Africa). I-GO Africa works with over 2000 farmers in over 3000 acres of rice to ensure uniformity in the production of rice from research, laboratory, seed plant, rice mill, and packaging plant. We have pioneered a hybrid method where both the farmer and Indigenous Go Africa benefit from the exclusive relationship.

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