Best Ideas 2018 features all the nominated entries submitted to the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition under ‘Submit your Idea’ category. All the entries consist of innovative solution or proposition for an enterprise that champions the Sustainable Development Goals. They can be on the conceptual, planning, or start-up stage. If you want to know the 10 finalists in this category, click HERE
Explain your idea in details:
Main objective is To increase the productivity and incomes of smallholders and other actors along the value chain, thereby enhancing food security and improving nutrition hence improving nutrition, and increase the incomes of the rural poor; Activities and innovative approaches; Crop pests and disease control regulatory strengthening through formulating, reviewing and operationalisation of supportive policies, legislation, standards and guidelines for pests, vectors and disease control including data collection for informed policy analysis and planning. This will be complemented with creation of awareness among the public on the new regulations to enhance control and compliance. The target audience will include crop farmers, traders, transporters, abattoir managers, law enforcement agencies, security personnel, DLG officials, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) personnel, consumers and the general public. Conducting early detection of crop diseases, pests, vectors and weeds outbreaks and timely reporting of crop pests, weeds and disease outbreaks This will involve developing the surveillance systems using communities and modern technology. Controlling crop diseases, pests and vectors to ensure that communicable diseases are effectively managed in order to promote crop health as a means to higher production, productivity and market penetration. Over the plan period, surveillance, prevention and control measures will be implemented for each of the priority commodities
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
The idea is expected to improve on nutrition, increase on food insecurity, increase on farmers income and improve on plant health. The target audience will include crop farmers, traders, transporters, abattoir managers, law enforcement agencies, security personnel, DLG officials, Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) personnel, consumers and the general public. measures to evaluate success Increase the competitiveness of selected agricultural value chains to increase incomes,mitigate food insecurity, improve nutrition, and increase the incomes of the rural poor; Foster innovation and adaptive technologies and techniques that improve nutritional outcomes for rural households, sustain ably reduce chronic under-nutrition, and increase household consumption of nutrition-dense foods;to ensure Uganda has a robust and reliable plant health system;
Plans for implementation and sustainability
The idea will involve development of a mobile application that will detect this pathogens and fall warmy worm at larva stage and farmers are easily told what to do once the diagnosis is got. The application will be translating its data into different languages spoken from Uganda and will be providing timely information to farmers. Delivery mechanisms can therefore be categorized into three classes: i) Intensive interpersonal interactions Here, extension workers provide direct training and technical support to farmers. Examples include technical agent visits and farmer field schools. ii) Moderately intensive interpersonal interactions This includes short interactions between a farmer and an intermediary often where the farmer comes to ask specific advice where farmers travel to the venue. iii) Mass media approaches Mass media methods include; i) print media; ii) Radio and television broadcasts; and iii) mobile phone based extension messaging and information delivery. AIPU Artificial intelligence point Uganda (http://aipu.000webhostapp.com/) believes it can realistically capture 40% of the domestic market, or $2 million by its fifth year of operations. AIPU Artificial intelligence point Uganda (http://aipu.000webhostapp.com/) is seeking $600000 in first-round financing. The funding will enable the company to build its product line, to implement aggressive sales and marketing plans, and to establish an initial manufacturing facility. AIPU Artificial intelligence point Uganda (http://aipu.000webhostapp.com/) will be collaborating with Food and Agricultural organisation (FAO).
i am a software engineer, graduate from makerere university, 28 years old, a Ugandan by Nationality CEO AIPU Artificial intelligence point Uganda http://aipu.000webhostapp.com/.