Safaricom’s Spark Venture Fund has announced that it will once again be investing in iProcure, a supply chain platform in Kenya. iProcure offers farmers discounts of between 10 and 20 percent every time they purchase farming products.
Drought is a problem which makes the difference between a successful year ending and a possible year of turmoil. According to recent climate change statistics, Rwanda is facing the worst drought in 60 years. However, these local farmers in Rwanda have found a way to overcome this problem through the use of irrigation. This irrigation facility stands tall above crops in Matimba and Musheri sectors of Nyagatare District, it moves back and forth to water crops especially during drought in this Eastern Province’s drought prone area.