Where we operate

Ethiopia

iCow is being introduced to Ethiopian farmers through the African Dairy Genetic Gain program 2016-2018, and will be available in Amharic, Oromiffo and Tigrignia languages. The program supports a farmer-focused partnership that records and disseminates on-farm productivity and genetic information on dairy cattle in Tanzania and Ethiopia.

Kenya

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Since inception, iCow has served over 580,000 users in Kenya with a geographical spread across the entire country. It is available in both Kiswahili and English.

Facts about Kenya

Population: 45 million - Population living in rural areas: 35 million- People working in agriculture: 32 million

Tanzania

iCow is being introduced to Tanzanian farmers through the African Dairy Genetic Gain program 2016-2018, and will be available in Kiswahili. The program supports a farmer-focused partnership that records and disseminates on-farm productivity and genetic information on dairy cattle in Tanzania and Ethiopia.  The data generated will be used by farmers to manage their herds and improve cow management, leading to sustained animal and herd productivity gains as well as more income for smallholder dairy farmers.

A farmer's best friend!

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.

What we can do for you

  • Awareness of the cow estrus cycle
  • Access to Vets and AI Agents
  • Optimum animal nutrition
  • Milk record keeping
  • Costs of milk production
  • Prevention milk related diseases
  • Optimum Heifer and Calf care
  • Calf illnesses and diseases​

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