March 10, 2019

    The Grand Challenges Israel program, in partnership with Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) and the National Economic Council of the Prime Minister’s Office, announced the winners of the competitive program. 


    The program supports R&D foc...

    April 10, 2018

    Our Farmster team member, Emily, recently had the great pleasure of interviewing Mr. Arthur Lenk, who is the former Israeli ambassador to Republic of Azerbaijan, Lesotho, Swaziland and South Africa. Mr. Lenk has committed his career in diplomacy to these countries and...

    April 9, 2018

    After leaving Songwe, Msasa headed to the north of Tanzania to Mwanza. In Mwanza, Msasa held a meeting at which he explained the role of middlemen (pictured below) and how Farmster can help farmers sell their produce to the right buyers and make profits in order to hel...

    April 2, 2018

    Next up on Msasa's epic journey are Tukuyu and Songwe. Msasa has been busy training agents in Tukuyu on how farmers get offers from different buyers. Instead of them harvesting first and then finding a buyer, Farmster gives them the opportunity to connect with a buyer...

    March 29, 2018

    Mama Wawili has been selling bananas for more than 20 years in Kiwira. She is a mother of five, who's kids depend on her to to sell bananas to pay for school fees and other costs of living. She has started to stand beside the road and sell bananas to cars and trucks th...

    March 21, 2018

    Jose from Fundacion Capital in Paraguay and myself at Kibbutz Shfaim 

    I had a great time visiting with professionals in the agriculture industry across the developing world yesterday. The event was held at MASHAV's offices in central Israel, called "Harnessing Israel’s...

    March 19, 2018

    First stops: Morogoro & Mtwara

    After training in Morogoro, agents join forces with Farmster to help small scale farmers sell their produce.

    After finishing training with ICEJ members of Morogoro, Msasa headed to Mtwara, where he m...

    March 18, 2018

    The story has been the same for years. Middlemen act as the intermediaries between farmers and buyers and take a large percentage of the profit made on the sale. Farmster is disrupting this model to create a world that is more equitable for the farmer and community....

    March 12, 2018

    Today, Msasa is heading out for 2-3 weeks to visit 5 regions and train agents on how and why to use Farmster. He is going with representatives from ICEJ, a local NGO, who will provide their network of professionals in those areas. They are very excited to help expand F...

    October 8, 2017

     ABOVE: The Farmster Tanzania team introduces our solution to 25 lead farmers of the Iringa Farmer's Cooperative Union and Iringa Tomato Grower's Assocation, visited by representatives from the Iringa Evening Market, Department of Agriculture,and Darsh Tomato Industry....

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