Transforming lives through entrepreneurship: Kukua weather data and forecasting services for Africa

How?

Kukua weather station

  • Cost efficient
  • Internet-connected
  • Solar powered

We install our weather stations across Africa in partnership with telecom tower operators.

What?

Raw data and forecasts

  • All weather data collected real-time in the Kukua Cloud
  • Hyper-local accurate weather forecasts through partnership with Foreca
  • Raw weather data available on dashboard and through API

Who?

Individuals, communities, companies, and governments

  • Smallholder farmers
  • Agriculture extension workers
  • Researchers
  • Governments
  • Insurance companies
  • Commodity traders
Old Nokia: indestructable

A daily weather forecast SMS helps farmers make key decisions.

Old Smartphone

Agriculture extension workers are empowered with more weather data and eventually agronomic advice depending on weather forecasts.

MacBookuru

Scientists and programme managers access real-time and historic weather data, with the possibility to download the data into Excel for further analysis.

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Want to get involved?

We have a project pipeline across Africa that could impact millions of lives!
Can you help us find the funding?

Ivory Coast

  • Stations: 50
  • Products: Data only
  • Farmers: -
  • Women: -
  • Partners: IITA, Tower
  • Budget: $160,000
  • Duration: 6 months
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Ghana

  • Stations: 50
  • Products: Data only
  • Farmers: -
  • Women: -
  • Partners: IITA, Tower
  • Budget: $160,000
  • Duration: 6 months
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NigeriaFunded EU

  • Stations: 60
  • Products: -
  • Farmers: -
  • Women: -
  • Partners: IITA
  • Budget: $100,000
  • Duration: 4 months
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North Nigeria

  • Stations: 30
  • Products: 2
  • Farmers: 20,000
  • Women: 70%
  • Partners: SeedCo, Foreca
  • Budget: $240,000
  • Duration: 12 months
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South Nigeria

  • Stations: 50
  • Products: Data only
  • Farmers: -
  • Women: -
  • Partners: IITA, Tower
  • Budget: $160,000
  • Duration: 6 months
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Rwanda

  • Stations: 50
  • Products: 2
  • Farmers: 20,000
  • Women: 70%
  • Partners: VAC, Foreca
  • Budget: $240,000
  • Duration: 12 months
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Tanzania

  • Stations: 100
  • Products: 2
  • Farmers: 20,000
  • Women: 70%
  • Partners: IITA, Foreca
  • Budget: $400,000
  • Duration: 12 months
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Via text message, Kukua can help farmers to make critical decisions about when to:

  • Plant
  • Insure their crops
  • Apply pesticide
  • Apply fertilizer
  • Harvest
  • Plant a different crop

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