Su Kahumbu - Bio-Landbau in der Praxis: Beispiele aus Kenia

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Su Kahumbu, Bio-Bäuerin und Unternehmerin, Nairobi

Workshop Kurswechsel Landwirtschaft / Rio+20 am 31. Januar 2012 in Bern

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Su Kahumbu - Bio-Landbau in der Praxis: Beispiele aus Kenia

  1. 1. Information creating Impact Su Kahumbu Stephanou Su Kahumbu Stephanou Green Dreams TECH Ltd www.iCow.co.ke
  2. 2. Fresh produce on the highway
  3. 3. Biovision Farmer Communication  Program (FCP) ( ) The Organic Farmer Magazine TOF
  4. 4. Evidence in the fieldsEvidence in the fields
  5. 5. www.infonet‐biovision.org
  6. 6. Interesting Stats Interesting Stats• Th The number of internet users in Africa has increased from 4.5  b fi t t i Af i h i df 45 million in 2000 (0.6%) to 110 million (10.9%) in 2010.• AfDB, ‘The Middle of the Pyramid: Dynamics of the Middle Class in Africa’, Market Brief (April 2011) and  http://www.internetworldstats.com/stats.htm (accessed 10.5.2011) http://www internetworldstats com/stats htm (accessed 10 5 2011)• In Kenya, 99% of all internet subscribers accessed the  internet from a mobile in 2009.• World Economic Forum, The Global Information Technology Report 2010‐2011 (2011), p.71. World Economic Forum The Global Information Technology Report 2010 2011 (2011) p 71• Developing nations account for 80% of all new mobile  subscriptions worldwide.• World Economic Forum, The Global Information Technology Report 2010‐2011 (2011), p.xiv. World Economic Forum The Global Information Technology Report 2010 2011 (2011) p xiv• In 2010 there were an estimated 5.28bn mobile handsets in  the world; 3.84bn of them in the developing world (67.6 per  100 population) vs. 1.43bn developed world (116.1 per 100  100 population) vs 1 43bn developed world (116 1 per 100 population). There were 333m in Africa.• http://www.itu.int/ITU‐D/ict/statistics/at_glance/KeyTelecom.html• P ki t K Pakistan, Kenya and Indonesia have surpassed 100% mobile  dI d i h d 100% bil penetration within the 20‐29 year old demographic.• http://ndn.org/blog/2010/09/mobile‐youth‐developing‐world (accessed 10.5.2011)
  7. 7. Cont d Cont’d• In India approx. 20 million new mobile phone  g p y y subscribers sign up every month, nearly one‐ third of them in rural areas.• World Economic Forum, The Global Information Technology Report 2010‐2011 (2011), p.80.
  8. 8. iCow is an innovative information platform  p y p y accessed primarily via mobile telephony. Delivering pertinent & timely information. Delivering pertinent & timely information. An eco‐system of agribusiness actors. An eco‐system of agribusiness actors 9
  9. 9. REPUBLIC OF KENYAMINISTRY OF LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT P R O D UC E R S CK ’A TO S ES SO LIV CIA KENYA TION
  10. 10. iCow Achievements to date 82% Retention  Retention 37 counties rate 4,500 4 500 Agricultural   Service  Providers 56% Increased  42%  milk  Increased production  incomes 1.5‐3 lts Per cow!
  11. 11. Other gains Other gains• Reduced cost of feed due to knowledge on farm  d d ff dd k l d f production• Increased markets for livestock and their by  products• Increased customers reported by AI providers• Reduction of animal mortality and disease Reduction of animal mortality and disease• Preservation of feed for future use• Increased production of fodder Increased production of fodder• Healthier livestock
  12. 12. Su Kahumbu Stephanou p Creative DirectorGreen Dreams TECH Ltd www.iCow.co.kesu@greendreams.co.ke

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