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Ugandan Agricultural Start Up’ Jaguza’ to Participate in 2020 Global AgriTech Innovation Summit

Jaguza Technologies, an AgriTech based in Uganda has been selected to participate in the 2020 Animal AgTech Innovation Summit in San Francisco, U.S.A.

Juguza is selected along other international start-ups from Canada, Hungary, Israel, Mexico, Spain, Sweden, and U.S.A.

The summit which is part of Rethink Agri-Food Innovation Week will gather international agribusinesses, livestock producers, and feed companies joining technology providers, entrepreneurs and investors to share innovation(s) and experience from around the globe on Agri-Technology.

The program focuses on Precision Nutrition, Smart Livestock Farming, Gene Editing, New Pharmaceutical Frontiers, The Rise of Aquaculture, and Investment and Finance, Jaguza Technologies falls under ‘Smart Livestock Farming’ where they are empowering farmers through digital insights.

The Jaguza Team led by their CEO, Katamba have developed a project/system that monitors livestock health, movement, weather conditions, market, among others through a mobile application; the Jaguza Livestock app.

Jaguza will exhibit their invention at the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit, pitch to potential investors, venture capitalists, feed companies, to mention a few — so as to raise fund(s) for their invention.

“One of the challenges we’re facing today, not just us but innovators as large is getting funds for our developments,” Katamba noted while commenting on why it is important to participate in this global summit.

He added that getting the fund from investors at the Animal AgTech Innovation Summit will help them increase their production, and create employment opportunities.

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Currently, the Jaguza Tech devices are manufactured and assembled in China. These include; Livestock Trackers, Ear Tags, Radars, and RFID Readers.

“With enough funds, we can set up our own factory and have these products made from here. Hence creating employment opportunities,” Katamba said

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