SINFA Uganda - Gold Sponsor

sinfa logoEstablished in 2013, SINFA Uganda is one of the fastest-growing companies in northern Uganda, offering a unique set of services boosting the agricultural value chain for northern Uganda through affordable access to high-speed Internet. Our centres are equipped with the latest technology including solar powered computers and Wi-Fi Internet solutions. Each centre is managed by dedicated staff who offer training and daily support to the neighbouring communities. Our Commodity Resource Platform brings together a complete bouquet of services for farmers, producers, traders, distributors and end consumers. As a member of the platform you can:

  • buy and sell your products online and for better prices
  • find verified information for increasing your production (including videos in local languages)
  • find the right suppliers for your farming implements, extensio officers, financial services or storage facilities

East Africa Exchange (EAX) - Gala Dinner Sponsor

eax-logoEast Africa Exchange is a regional commodity exchange, which was established to link small holder farmers to agricultural and financial markets, to secure competitive prices for their products and to facilitate access to financing opportunities. The first leg of the regional exchange platform is based in Rwanda and will trade products from within and outside Rwanda. Through its operations, EAX aims to: (1) increase liquidity in commodity markets and enhance price discovery, (2) improve existing value chain by linking production to high value markets, (3) increase farmers' bargaining power andshare of created value, and (4) ensure integrity and transparency of trade and reduce default risk.

Microsoft - Hackathon Sponsor

4AfrikaLogo-Yellow WebThe Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative – a new effort through which the company will actively engage in Africa’s economic development to improve its global competitiveness.

This is a multi-year initiative that represents our increased commitment to Africa as we celebrate 20 years of doing business on the continent. The world has recognized the promise of Africa, and Microsoft wants to invest in that promise. As we look forward to our next 20 years, we wanted to explore new ways to link the growth of our business with initiatives that accelerate growth for the continent. To do this, we are focusing on three critical areas – World-class skills, Access and Innovation.

The goal is to empower every African who has a great idea for a business or an application and to turn that idea into a reality which in turn can help their community, their country, or even the continent at large. The Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative is built on the dual beliefs that technology can accelerate growth for Africa, and Africa can also accelerate technology for the world.

Broadband Systems Corporation (BSC) - Internet Sponsor

bsc logoBroadband Systems Corporation (BSC Ltd) is a Rwandan information technology company launched on 1st June 2012 to provide advanced technology in Fiber Optics and Data storage Internet solutions.

Broadband Systems Corporation (BSC Ltd) is a service provider of innovative ICT solutions based on:

    • Broadband connectivity that is provided over the largest fiber-optic network across Rwanda; and
    • A state-of-the-art Data Center

BSC Ltd is well positioned to significantly contribute to the realization of Rwanda’s vision of becoming a regional ICT hub.

AGRA - Conference Sponsor

AGRA-Logo-CMYKAGRA is a dynamic partnership that exists to fulfill the vision that Africa can feed itself and the world. Investing in agriculture is the surest path to reducing poverty and hunger in Africa. AGRA works across the African continent to help millions of small-scale farmers and their families lift themselves out of poverty and hunger.  AGRA programs develop practical solutions to significantly boost farm productivity and incomes for the poor while safeguarding the environment. AGRA advocates for policies that support its work across all key aspects of the African agricultural value chain from seeds, soil health and water to markets and agricultural education.

EcoBank Rwanda - Field Trip Shuttle Sponsor

ecobank Logos-High ResEcobank Rwanda is a member of the Ecobank Group, the leading pan-African banking network with a presence in over 35 countries. It’s a full-service bank providing wholesale, retail, investment and transaction banking services and products to governments, financial institutions, multinationals, international organizations, medium, small and micro businesses and individuals.

Incorporated in Lomé, Togo, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated is the parent company of the leading independent pan-African banking group. It currently has a presence in over 35 African countries, namely: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Democratic Republic), Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) - Pens and Pads Sponsor

RDB Logo high resThe Rwanda Development Board (RDB) was created in 2008 with the aim of fast tracking economic development in Rwanda by enabling private sector growth. RDB is organized around 5 economic cluster departments namely Agriculture, Services, Tourism and Conservation, Information and Communication Technology and Trade and Manufacturing. It also has 3 cross cutting departments including Investment Promotion and Implementation, Assets and Business Management and Human Capital and Institutional Development.All departments work to promote investments in different clusters and the Investment promotion Department works to facilitate them in the process. The Rwanda Development Board is an implementing institution that works with various ministries and government entities. While ministries design policies, RDB implements them. The scope of work includes all aspects related to the development of the private sector.

Orange - Lanyard Sponsor

Orange logo smallMajor player in Africa with a presence in 18 countries, Orange makes economic and social development a strong driver of its strategy in emerging countries. Through its program “Orange for Development”, the Group has developed an initiative to coordinate actions in this field and to identify the key factors for success.

In this regard, Orange is committed to develop and to commercialize value-added innovative services that increase opportunities offered to rural population in several fields as agriculture.

Three best practices illustrate this new m-Agri strategy :

  • Senekela in Mali which helps the access to agricultural information thanks to a call center and an information system for agricultural markets.
  • Labaroun Kassoua in Niger which permits to rural population to know the prices of the major agricultural commodities and the livestock.
  • Sim Anacarde in Ivory-Coast which enables farmers to know the prices and the good practices about the cashew.

Basically, concerning the mobile projects for agriculture and rural services intended to populations, Orange leads a “win-win” strategy, in which all the stakeholders will take the maximum advantages.

Visit the Orange website.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Why become a sponsor?

As a sponsor of the international conference ICT4Ag, you will be afforded a high level of visibility and transnational exposure among an international audience of influencers and decision makers. In a dynamic environment full of innovators and enablers from around the world, you want to make sure that you are at the cutting edge of this conversation.

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