Wefarm Secures New Financing Round Led by True Ventures

Wefarm’s peer-to-peer network connects over 660,000 small-scale farmers to vital agricultural information London, England and San Francisco, California – (March 13, 2018) – Wefarm, the world’s largest farmer-to-farmer digital network, today announced that it has secured $5 million in additional … Read more

Posted 29 March 2018 |

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 network, today announced that it has partnered with Heifer International, a nonprofit working to end hunger and poverty … Read more

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WeFarm has rebranded to Wefarm. Check out our new logo and our lowercase f !

WeFarm is now Wefarm. We’ve rounded out our edges and dropped our capital F in an attempt to bring you a look and feel that’s even more iconic, modern, friendly and approachable. No one knows more about farming than farmers. … Read more

Posted 29 June 2017 |

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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WeFarm reaches over 100,000 users and secures £1.3m in seed round led by LocalGlobe

AgTech startup WeFarm reaches over 100,000 users in their farmer-to-farmer mobile platform WeFarm enables small-scale farmers to access crowdsourced advice without internet More than 100,000 farmers now use the service across Kenya, Uganda and Peru, with more signing up daily … Read more

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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.

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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

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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.

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