AgricConnect is an organisation that is committed to providing ready market and extension services to farmers through the use of technology. The organization was founded by two (2) young entrepreneurs with years of experience in the agribusiness, Information Communication Technology and integrated community development approaches.
The organization has a web application that is developed to assist smallholder farmers connect to agro-processors, the commodity market and individual consumers for business transactions in rural farming communities across Ghana. This will help reduce post-harvest losses, fair pricing of produce and increase the livelihood of smallholder farmer. We also seeks to provide extension services to farmers in order to produce to meet the quality demanded by the market.
The project will be stationed in five (5) selected districts in the Ashanti region. The criteria for selecting these districts are the high incidence of post-harvest losses, the road networks and the remoteness of the farms to the nearby market Centre.
The project will create a pricing model for the smallholder farmers that will be registered on our platform to create a standardized pricing that will be affordable to the average Ghanaian.
A review of our competitors shows that, we are going to compete with two (2) other licensed business who are providing assistance in one way or the other to farmers. AgricConnect has a competitive advantage of advancing and providing ready market for farmers 24 hours, communicating weather information and educating farmers on certified farming practice.
Benefits derived by farmers, wholesalers and processors ranges from increase in production and income, advertisement of farm produce and commodities as well as providing convenience.