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iCow Partners with Safaricom

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Safaricom has partnered with iCow to help more farmers access the application. Launched in 2010, iCow provides dairy farmers with information and professional advice on rearing of their animals.

http://www.cio.co.ke/news/main-stories/kenyan-dairy-farmers-to-benefit-from-safaricom's-partnership-with-icow

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iCow featured on CCTV

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Video: Mobile tech spreads seeds of information to farmers

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iCow wins Vision 2030 ICT Innovation Award for Agriculture

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Su Kahumbu, Greendreams Ltd (right) receives her award from

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iCow Innovation Prize for Africa Finalist

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iCow Innovation Prize for Africa Finalist

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iCow-The Best African Mobile App-Forbes Magazine!

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More than ever before, technology is transforming Africa and unlocking its potential. As the rest of the world leapfrogs in technological innovation, African software developers are doing the same. They’re creating ground-breaking, cutting-edge mobile technologies to solve African problems in communities closest to them. The Best African Mobile Apps will be a regular feature in which I will profile the best mobile apps from Africa – just like iCow.             

 

Mfongobong Nsehe

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iCow Soko-Enabling farmers use technology to bridge the landscape divide

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A new Urbal Farmer is born!

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iCow is generating  a new kind of farmer, we've named this farmer the "Urbal" farmer.

Sitting in her office in Nairobi city, Susan, is confident that her livestock investment is under good hands even though her farm is over 140km away. Susan is the first of a new kind of urban/rural farmer we are seeing through the iCow customer care center, which handles the back end systems of iCow, thanks to the Indigo Trust. She has registered her cows and calves on iCow and co-manages their upbringing with her manager on the farm site. In so doing, Susan is pushing the normally defined parameters of agriculture and almost on a daily basis requests the development of new features on iCow for her benefit.

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Farmer Registration at the Livestock Breeders Show

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She liked iCow because she would like to know what to look out for  through the gestation period esp the date of delivery. She likes the fact that she would recieve nutritional information from iCow. She has 4 cows and a calf and she wants to register all of them on iCow.

Naomi Wambui, From Nyeri, Rare 

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iCow Launched

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The launch of iCow 5024 on the 3rd of June, 2011 was a huge success with guest speakers voicing their support and the practicability of the application. Have a look at our picture story photo gallery.

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iCow is accessed by farmers all through their mobile phones or the internet.

The application came fist in the Apps4Africa competition because of its innovative approach revolutionizing the interaction with small-scale farmers.

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  • Awareness of the cow estrus cycle
  • Access to Vets and AI Agents
  • Optimum animal nutrition
  • Milk record keeping
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  • Prevention milk related diseases
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