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    Wikilimo: a 'kilimo' tool built by everyone

    by Roshni Biswas 06/12/2019 10:39 AM BST

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          Our website is now live - http://wikilimo.co and you can read a quick summary of Wikilimo on our Medium blog here.

          All submission files are available here - http://bit.ly/Wikilimo-OpenCI and an explainer video is available on YouTube here - http://y2u.be/cuoEjV3_wAI

          Team -

          Roshni: Software Engineer affiliated to Harvard Medical School, previously at NASA working on weather forecasting and biospheric sciences.

          Anurag: Quantum Engineer at the National University of Singapore developing control & sensing systems. Co-Founder of Hamlit, building 2-wheeler driver safety & assistance tools.

          We have developed a platform for crowdsourcing weather and agricultural data, and disseminating the same along with additional information from traditional centralized channels. This system can be accessed through a mobile application (with online + offline support), SMS, USSD and voice. The platform will also serve to provide farmers in rural and semi-urban settings, tools for accessing information and services for markets, pricing, credits and peer-to-peer transactions. Our submission elucidates the above mentioned features, functionalities and modules of this platform, explaining their implementation and use-cases.

          For innovation to make an impact, collaboration between the stakeholders in the agriculture ecosystem is a key success factor: government, industry, academia, insurance providers and the farmers themselves; need to coordinate to resonate and bring about lasting change. While proposing partnerships with various private / non-profit / govt organizations already working in this domain for further extending the work, we propose a business model to support such an endeavor.

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          Anurag Saha Roy

          Link to your concept design and documentation (Required by the final day of the Submission & Collaboration phase)

          Business Plan - https://bit.ly/30WizsS

          Link to an online working solution or prototype (Required by the final day of the Submission & Collaboration phase):

          Mobile app prototype - https://bit.ly/2SQg9JC

          Link to a video or screencast of your solution or prototype (Required by the final day of the Submission & Collaboration phase):

          Video demo - http://bit.ly/WikilimoTeaser

          Link to source code of your solution or prototype above. (If you submitted a link to an online solution or prototype, or to a video of your solution of prototype, you must provide a link to the source code. This item is required by the final day of the submission phase):

          Github repo - https://github.com/wikilimo/

          accessibility,afforability,awareness,availability,forecasting,weather,climate,agriculture,kilimo

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