Reason: Empowers local farmers by providing market data of produce in real-time
Comment: Truly innovative and well structured to help farmers. Yet, they must scale the service to have meaningful impact. Funding to build meaningful database is needed.
(For rating, we evaluate four factors: Originality of idea, African Relevance, Design and Execution, and Business Sustainability. Our scale is from 1 to 5 with 1 lowest and 5 Highest. A company with 5 scored high in the aggregate of the four factors. A rating of 1 means the company needs to work harder ).
Tekedia Today’s Pick is a new product from Tekedia. It was introduced on June 25, 2011. It evaluates products and services in the domain of Africa. Only African-based companies qualify. Everyday, we will select One Company and rate it. We are not just evaluating the website, we are looking at the business aspect and sustainability.
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