ict4ag hackthon
Venue kLab
Date October 19th, 2013
Time 8 a.m. (2 days)

MINAGRI, CTA, kLAB and Rwanda ICT Chamber are organizing a Hackathon competition that will gather brilliant minds from all Rwandan Universities, TVET Colleges and Business community and abroad to a 36hour nonstop programming competition (19th and 20th September 2013) addressing ;

Challenge 1:How can bidirectional information sharing and communication between farmers and extension workers be encouraged or improved? Key areas of interest include information sharing and advisory on soil fertility, fertilizers, weather information, pests, diseases, access to localized farming inputs, multimedia content and ability to verify counterfeit products.

Challenge 2:Through ICT applications, how can access to financial services be made easier for farmers through a disruptive, innovative tool?

Winners of this hackthon will join the international ict4ag hackthon that will involve other winners from Tz, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and Madagascar.

Awards range from Macbooks, i7, i5 laptops and Samsung Phones.

Register: www.eventbrite.com for Rwanda National ict4ag hackthon

Details: www.ict4ag.org