Best Ideas 2019 features all the nominated entries submitted under ‘Submit your Idea’ category. All the entries consist of innovative solutions or propositions for an enterprise that champions the Sustainable Development Goals. They can be on the conceptual, planning, or start-up stage.
Explain your idea in details:
The objective of iForestry is to promote sustainable management of forests in Kenya. iForestry initiative provides a comprehensive knowledge-based platform for different tree species, best forest management practices suitable for children, commercial tree farmers, environmentalists among others inform of e-books.iForestry provides a market platform that links various stakeholders in the forestry sector e.g linking seed centers and tree nurseries to the market.The I forestry provides a campaign platform for greening programs.The platform enables users to identify non green spots that needs afforestation and reforestation programs through GPRS enabled platform. iForestry provides a campaign platform for greening projects.This gives an opportunity for environmentalist to identify non green spots.The platform also helps in tracking project activities and and their respective socio impact
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
iForestry impacts users with knowledge on different tree species and the best forest management practices accessible though e-books.iForestry fosters socio-entrepreneurship by providing a one-stop shop/market platform that links tree nurseries, seed centers and commercial tree farmers to the market.This in turn boost the forest sector especially when more small scale farmers engages in tree farming through online campaigns. I forestry will increase social entrepreneurship by linking tree nurseries to the market.iForestry provides a platform for staging online green campaigns online.Th
Plans for implementation and sustainability
The iForestry initiative is an online platform which targets a larger number of participants that signs up on the platform depending on the activities they want to pursue. Participants range from individual to organization with tree nurseries, seed centers, commercial tree farmers, schools, Companies etc. The platform provides an interactive platform that brings various stakeholders together. Tree nurseries, seed centers, access to special e-books, green campaign, access to class A tree species requires the participants to enrolls on the gold package at a fee. iForestry also provides a platform then enables environmentalists and funding agencies to track project progress and the social impact to the project to the communities. Users who wish to launch campaigns enrolls on the bronze package at a small fee.
My name is Kevin Oyalo, aged 35 years old.I am a graduate of Bachelors commerce,Majoring in Management Science.Am an ambassodoer of environment conservation and I developed this passion from childhood.Am a firm believer of the fact that environment conservation can be adopted as a socio-enteprise that spurs economic development ,addressing food security as well as mitigating/adapting to climate change.Am passionate about having a cleaner,greener and safer environment through a collaborative approach that brings various stakeholders together.