Telecommunications company Liquid telecom has entered into a partnership with Twiga foods to increase agricultural productivity through precision farming. Through the partnership, Liquid Telecom has deployed a complete precision agriculture IOT system to improve farm productivity at Twiga’s Takuwa farm. The system includes four different types of agriculture sensors, which will provide critical information to the Twiga agronomy team. In addition, the system will also have a smart weather station that will provide real time data that helps farm managers deploy the most effective farming methods for irrigation and application of pesticides.
The innovation is set to directly increase yield and productivity and will benefit Twiga’s food security efforts during and beyond covid-19.