Press Release

Heifer International and Wefarm Partner to Connect Kenyan Farmers to the World’s Largest Peer-to-Peer Farmer Knowledge Sharing Network Partnership utilises latest mobile and machine learning technology to support farmer innovation 26th July 2017, Nairobi, Kenya  – Wefarm, the world’s largest farmer-to-farmer knowledge sharing … Read more

Posted 26 July 2017 | Tagged with: , , , , ,

WeFarm Wins World’s Largest Start-up Competition at Mobile World Congress

WeFarm has won one of the most prestigious start-up competitions in the world after competing against seven other startups at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The 4YFN awards is the largest competition for mobile technology startups in the world. WeFarm … Read more

4YFN - Connecting Start-ups

Posted 2 March 2017 |

WeFarm Named one of Africa’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company

We are delighted that WeFarm has ranked among Africa’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies. Fast Company’s innovation rankings are one of the magazine’s most significant and highly anticipated editorial efforts of the year. To produce the 2017 list, Fast Company reporters … Read more

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Press Release

  WeFarm reaches over 100,000 users and secures £1.3m in seed round led by LocalGlobe We are very excited to announce not one, but two pieces of great news! For any journalists that are interested, please find the press release … Read more

Posted 17 November 2016 | Tagged with: , , , ,

Recycling nutrients in soil

by Njoki Thuo, Agricultural Specialist – Kenya. For most people, soil is just a medium which covers the ground and sometimes makes things dirty. My dictionary gives me two definitions of soil. The first is; ‘the upper layer of the … Read more

Renewing nutrients in soil is vital to secure food security.

Posted 19 October 2016 | Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Peer Learning, the Future of Extension Services

By Dennis Odera, Africa Business Manager. Anthony is a 24-year old trained teacher from Nyakach, Kenya. From a young age, Anthony dreamt of becoming a teacher. After completing his university studies, Anthony, like most graduates, expected to immediately secure employment … Read more

Peer-learning can help farmers improve their farms and livelihoods.

Posted 10 October 2016 | Tagged with: , , , , ,

Transforming Agriculture in Kenya

By Dennis Odera, Africa Business Manager. The Government of Kenya, through the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries organized an agricultural summit titled #TransformingAgricultureKE. The purpose of the summit was to brief the nation on the progress that the government … Read more

Posted 12 September 2016 | Tagged with: , , , , ,

Insurance and Farming, the Inseparables

By Dennis Odera, Africa Business Consultant Insurance and farming ought to be inseparable. However, this is not the case in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite farmers facing an increasing number of risks, very few of them have access to insurance services that could … Read more

Creating accessible insurance for farmers could help them protect their livelihoods.

Posted 8 August 2016 | Tagged with: , , , , ,

Empowering female coffee growers

By Amy Barthorpe, Head of Business Development.  “The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world” – Charles Malik Women make a huge contribution in the production of coffee. But despite female coffee growers doing … Read more

Empowering female coffee growers can help improve gender equality.

Posted 25 July 2016 | Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

WeFarm Welcomes Adam Neilson as CTO

WeFarm are pleased to welcome Adam Neilson as our CTO. After two decades of working in technology Adam has extensive experience in building and running large social networks, designing robust and scalable systems and architectures and has spent many years … Read more

WeFarm CTO will be working on launching WeFarm v 2.0 and reaching 1 million farmers in the next 12 months.

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