Weather Safe Ltd sponsor at the UK-Rwanda Trade & Investment Forum 22nd October 2014 London, UK - On 22nd October, the Plaisterers' Hall, City of London hosted the UK-Rwanda Trade & Investment Forum 2014. Weather Safe Ltd was one of the sponsors of the event that was considered a great success and attracted over three hundred business leaders in various sectors including agriculture, energy, mining and banking. Among the eminent keynote speakers, speaking on the current business opportunities in Rwanda, there was the Rwanda President Paul Kagame, Department for International Development (DFID) Minister of State, Desmond Swayne, Rwanda Finance Minister Claver Gatete and National Bank of Rwanda Governor John Rwangombwa. During the event, David Mills, CEO at Weather Safe Ltd. addressed the audience by presenting the WeatherSafe Coffee’s satellite enabled solutions for the coffee sector and the focus on Rwanda as technology and knowledge hub in South East Africa. WeatherSafe continues to progress in its ambitious journey to change the way farming is done today. The company’s development in Rwanda is fuelled by the encouraging results from the trials currently undertaken in selected farming areas in the local coffee sector. The commercial launch of WeatherSafe Coffee services in Rwanda is planned for the Q1 2015.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame addressing the UK-Rwanda Trade & Investment Forum audience
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About Weather Safe Ltd. WeatherSafeâ€™s mission is to significantly optimise yields and profitability from agriculture through improvements in the management of agricultural practices and intelligence which enable farmers to respond effectively and quickly to environmental risks. The advantage of satellite technology in agriculture is its ability to collect up-to-the-minute, reliable data on crop condition and pinpoint spatial and temporal variations. WeatherSafe offers environmental, social and economic stewardship while enabling pro-active management. WeatherSafe Coffee provides coffee stakeholders with unprecedented access to structured Big Data that can be directly communicated to farmers across the country. Our web platform displays up to date information to the supply chain that includes continuous (weather) risk analysis and up to date pest and disease monitoring. This platform enables stakeholders to coordinate and implement more effective crop management strategies, decisions and operations.
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Published on Oct 22, 2014
Weather Safe Ltd. was one of the sponsors of the UK-Rwanda Trade & Investment Forum 2014 held in London on the 22 October 2014. Among the...