BASHAIER AGRIBUSINESS DIGITAL NETWORKS
Knowledge Economy Foundation , EGYPT’S AGRIBUSINESS KNOWLEDGE & MARKETING SYSTEMS INNOVATOR OPERATING “BASHAIER”,1ST DIGITAL AGRICULTURE PLATFORM IN EGYPT COMBINING ICT AND VALUE CHAIN STRATEGIES
KNOWLEDGE COMMUNICATION & LINKAGES ENABLES BOTTOM-UP EMPOWERMENT, WHILE GENERATING ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND COMPETITIVENESS.
IMPLEMENT VALUE CHAIN STRATEGIES BASED ON INCLUSIVE BUSINESS APPROACHES, LINKING SMALL FARMERS TO THEIR MARKETS WITH THE SUPPORT OF DIGITAL AGRICULTURE, TO ENABLE SUSTAINABLE MARKETING NETWORKS AND EXTENSION SERVICES.
THE VIRTUOUS TRIANGLE MODEL
- Integrating extension services to marketing on the digital network to secure farmers “buy-in”
- Combining online and offline dissemination of knowledge
- Catering to different target audiences simultaneously
- Secure the suitability by managing the linkages and the platforms
1st FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND HERBS NETWORK WITH ONLINE MARKETPLACES FOR PRODUCE AND INPUT SUPPLIES, PRICES AND EXTENSION SERVICES ON MOBILE, NET AND FACEBOOK. LAUNCHING “ASK THE EXPERT” MOBILE SERVICE AND “FROM FARM TO EXPORT” TO ENABLE SMALL FARMERS INTEGRATION IN EXPORT VALUE CHAINS. Read more
THE VILLAGE ENTREPRENEUR SCHEME
CAPACITY BUILDING OF START-UPS, COOPS, NGOS TO FILL MISSING LINKS IN EACH V.C
PROMOTING “VILLAGE ENTREPRENEURS” UNITS TO COORDINATE BUY/SELL CONTRACTS WITH MARKET BUYERS & INPUT SUPPLIERS
AGRI-CLINICS FOR PESTICIDES SPRAY SERVICES, EXTENSION SERVICES FOR YOUTH & WOMEN START-UPS
“From Farm to Exports”. Small farmers capacity building to obtain Ministry of Agriculture export compliance certification through training and extension services on mobile: Pesticides guide and Farmers Agenda in cooperation with Agriculture Export Council and HEIA
European – African Agribusiness Innovation & Research Program led by a consortium of 40 major European & African research agencies & NGOs whereas KEF represents Egypt together with the Ministry of Scientific Research. Key objective is development of multilateral linkages between research, industry & small farmers & foster innovation in agriculture.
“Agrirowad.com” first Agribusiness virtual incubator for SMEs & startups, with business development services unit and digital resource center to include value chain analysis, business plans templates& linkages to investors, sponsored by “Shiraka” Dutch Aid Program
“Albannet.com” first digital marketing network for the dairy value chain together with mapping of all relevant operators and stakeholders with a focus on the small dairy farmers, in cooperation with Ain Shams University, Faculty of Agriculture
“Asmaknet.com” first digital marketing network for the fish value chain, linking small fish farmers to their markets with extension services in cooperation with GAFRD/General Authority for Fish Resources Development & World Fish (CGIAR)
First program Combining innovative funding schemes to marketing services within agribusiness value chains promotion, sponsored by the Agricultural Bank of Egypt and Bashaier Agribusiness Platform
Developing rural programs for women socio-economic empowerment and linkage to their markets within inclusive business projects with the support of mobile applications, in cooperation with the National Council for Women
Agribusiness marketing services combined with microfinance in a range of governorates and supported by ABA / Alexandria Businessmen Association, the leading microfinance NGO in Egypt and Bashaier Agribusiness Platform
EXPORT-ORIENTED VALUE CHAINS WITH SMALL FARMERS
- FOCUSED ON 3 HORTICULTURE CROPS PART OF THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE PROGRAM FOR EXPORT COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATION OF FARMS.
- SELECTING CROPS WITH HIGH LABOR INTENSIVE CHARACTERISTICS: STRAWBERRY, GUAVA AND CAPSICUM.
- ADDRESSING THE KEY PROBLEMS OF PESTICIDES USAGE WITH THE 1ST PESTICIDES GUIDE” ON MOBILE DEVELOPED WITH THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE. SETTING-UP A VALUE CHAIN WITH THE EXPORTERS AND INPUT SUPPLIERS
- TOGETHER WITH THE SMALL FARMERS BY ENABLING THEIR ACCESS TO NEW MARKETING CHANNELS AND KNOWLEDGE THROUGH THEIR CAPACITY BUILDING AND THE USE OF ICT TOOLS
H. E. Ambassador Ivan Surkos, Head of the European Union Delegation to Egypt awards the EU Women Scientists who contributed to Strengthening Relations with Egypt in Research and Innovation to J. Dorra Fiani, President Founder of Knowledge Economy Foundation.
In recognition for her work for the development and valuable contribution to strengthening EU-Egypt Cooperation in Resea...
Expanding access to quality input supplies for small farmers with the Egyptian Co. for Agricultural and Rural Development (ECARD) to be promoted on KEF/Bashaier Networks pesticides guide on mobile app “Dalil Elmobidat”.
KEF/Bashaier Networks agrees with the Egyptian Co. for Agricultural and Rural Development to organize a new agribusiness...
The European Union-African Union agribusiness project LEAP4FNSSA North Africa launch at the 10th Africa Food Day Celebrations October 2019
The North Africa Chapter launch event at the 10th Africa Food Day celebration, October 2019 in Cairo. As a member of the...
KEF/Bashaier Networks signs an agreement protocol with Agricultural Export Council to support small farmers access to export markets
The Agricultural Export Council, related to the Ministry of Trade and Industry, and representing all Egyptian exporters...
QCAP Lab, the Central Laboratory of Residue Analysis of Pesticides and Heavy Metals, grants preferential rates to the small farmers supported by KEF/Bashaier Networks
The agreement protocol signed between QCAP and KEF/Bashaier Networks will allow all small farmers preparing for coding t...