Somaliland Backs RiceAfrika’s Agritech Solutions For Farmers

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News in Brief:
– RiceAfrika, an agritech company empowering African farmers, has partnered with the Somaliland government to introduce its tech solutions aimed at boosting agricultural productivity.
– This collaboration, facilitated by Bilow Capital, seeks to improve the lives of Somaliland’s smallholder farmers through RiceAfrika’s FarmEASY Operating System.

RiceAfrika, a prominent agritech company focused on empowering African smallholder farmers, has secured the support of the Somaliland government to implement its technology-driven solutions in the country, a news report says. This move aims to significantly boost agricultural productivity and improve the lives of rural communities.

During a meeting with the country’s Vice President Abdirahman Abdillahi Ismail, RiceAfrika’s Founder and CEO, Ibrahim Maigari Ahmadu, received assurances of partnership from the government. The VP pledged to create a supportive environment for the company’s operations, particularly as it seeks to empower Somaliland’s farmers with its award-winning FarmEASY Operating System.

Ahmadu expressed appreciation for the commitment shown by the Somaliland government. He added that the collaboration has the potential to ‘transform agriculture for thousands of farmers across the nation.’

Meantime, RiceAfrika’s arrival in Somaliland was facilitated by Bilow Capital, a venture capital firm based in Hargeisa that specialises in attracting innovative companies with the potential to make a significant impact on the country’s development. The agritech company already operates successfully in Nigeria, Tanzania, and Rwanda, leveraging its proprietary technology to optimize farming practices for over one million smallholders across Africa.

Joseph Akahome
Joseph Akahome
Joseph O Akahome (OJ) is a writer, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Literature from the University of Benin. He is an avid agriculturist, with a bias for poultry and an insatiable appetite for chicken wings. When he is neither reading nor researching, he likes to spend recreational time playing board games, or swimming in serene forested lakes.


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