Dimitra Incorporated has been awarded a contract from SOJAG to implement digital technology supporting 1 million farms in Bangladesh.
SOJAG is an NGO in Dhaka district of Bangladesh and works on a mission to eradicate poverty, hunger, ill-health, illiteracy, and empower smallholder farmers. Currently, SOJAG is working on 500 villages and supports nearly 1 million smallholder and marginal farmers, the organisation said.
Dimitra Incorporated is a technology delivery company that provides an ecosystem of agricultural technology products aimed at advancing smallholder farming performance through the use of mobile technology, IoT sensors, artificial intelligence, blockchain, satellite imagery and drones.
In partnership with SOJAG, Dimitra will implement its Connected Farmer Platform in Bangladesh in support of several critical farmer service initiatives already underway. These projects include agriculture education programs, farm & livestock insurance, micro-credit financing, food safety, and security.
“I am honored to work with organisations such as SOJAG who have decades of history supporting Bangladesh farmers in livestock development,” said PK Barua PhD, Dimitra Country Partners.
MD Hasibur Rahman is excited to work on the digitisation of farming processes, “creating digital access to farmers throughout Bangladesh will generate new value in the Ag sector,” said MD Hasibur Rahman, Dimitra Country Partners.