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Waraba and Maimouna – Meet two of myAgro’s happy farmers

The following post was kindly provided by our grantee, myAgro, and features some stories from farmers they are supporting in Mali and Senegal. To read more about this grant, please visit our recent blog post announcing the award.

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Forecasting, Farming and Food

Often when reporting back on projects we’ve funded, we summarise a nicely edited report from our grantee. The reports are useful and provide us with a wealth of information on what works or doesn’t. But sometimes that means we don’t … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Farmerline: Ghan’a Fishin’

The following is a guest post kindly prepared by Indigo grantee, Farmerline. In our final year at university, we (Emmanuel Owusu Addai and Alloysius Attah) felt very lucky and privileged at having made it that far. We wanted to give back to … Continue reading

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Grant awarded to FarmNet

The Indigo Trust has awarded a grant of £15,000 to FarmNet, an ICT4Ag start-up in Rwanda. Smallholder farmers are at the heart of the Rwandan government’s strategy to achieve a ‘Green Revolution’ to feed the quickly expanding capital, Kigali. However, a … Continue reading

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Funders in Agriculture: Africa

The next in our series of contact information for Funders working in Africa.  Please see below for those funding Agricultural projects, or link directly to the document here.

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iCow Farmer Testimonials

Indigo grantee iCow have been doing some research work to understand the impact they’ve been having. By their own admission, the dataset is tiny, but the results make for interesting reading and are an indication of the impact that iCow … Continue reading

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West African Weather: A New Grant

It’s true, British people love to talk about the weather. In fact, according to some it is our top national trait. The Indigo team were delighted, therefore, when a Swedish-Ghanaian weather forecasting company, Ignitia, got in touch with us to … Continue reading

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