Google Grants Ksh 100 Million to Digitize Farming in Kenya

Agriculture constitutes 30% of the Gross Domestic Product in Kenya and can even do better if technological advancements are leveraged on it an area that Google has announced an award of Ksh 100 million to the Kenyan farmers to better their practice.

The grant is aimed at ensuring that Kenyan smallholder farmers get into digital agriculture to help increase their yields and productivity. Google also announced it will be partnering with One Acre Fund, a non-profit organization headquartered in Kakamega, to provide training as well as products and services to smallholder farmers towards digitizing their agribusiness operations and tasks.

Full article: CIO


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