- Agrisuites, a social media platform particularly created for farmers and other people in their value chain has been launched
- 1 graduate from KNUST and 4 from the University of Ngaoundere, Cameroon came together to create the Facebook-like platform
- Prince Agyemang, the Lead for Product Development on the team spoke to YEN.com.gh
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A graduate from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has collaborated with four other students from the University of Ngaoundere in Cameroon to come up with a social media platform.
According to Prince Agyemang, the Lead for Product Development on the team who spoke to YEN.com.gh, the platform which works somewhat like Facebook or LinkedIn called Agrisuites.
He further indicated that the entire team is made up of himself from KNUST and four other talented minds from the University of Ngaoundere in Cameroon.
AgriSuites is a social network platform, created exclusively for food and agricultural professionals to connect with one another, share ideas and make use of its many digital tools to improve agricultural activities.
The platform takes into account the fact that a large percentage of farmers do not use platforms and therefore has a feature for them to link-up using voice conversation.
Apart from simply connecting with other farmers on Agrisuites, the farmers will also have the chance to obtain information on the latest products, technologies, and other forms of useful updates through the Agrisuites.
The key to AgriSuites innovation is to create a food system that enables agro-dealers (agritech, input and equipment supplier), food producers (farmers, food processors), organisations ( NGOs, universities, government agencies) and students to communicate and interact with one another with much effectiveness and ease.
AgriSuites uses satellite-linked weather probes, proprietary mathematical models and artificial intelligence to monitor your farm, reduce the use of resources and increase yield. Farmers and other agricultural users get personalized alerts on:
- Best choice of crop
- Best timing and type of fertilizer to apply
- Early warning on pest infestation and pesticide prescription
- Best timing and quantity irrigation
- Best schedule of planting to match desired harvesting dates
Fabrice Abunde is CEO of Abunde Sustainable Engineering Group; Galvin Eyong the Chief Technology Office; Prince Agyeamng the Lead, Product Development and Habass Tiemuncho Habass; the Interactive Design Manager
In another powerful report, Attah Gad, a first-year junior high school student in Ghana, has created a moving aeroplane using the container of Sasso insecticide spray and other miscellaneous items.
Information obtained directly by YEN.com.gh suggests that the ingenious boy named Attah Gad comes from the Bono East Region, specifically from the town called Kintampo.
A close look at the toy created by Attah Gad reveals that he used capacitors and other electronic components to provide electrical power for the movements.
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