Best Ideas 2022 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:
In its operation deep learning (a branch of Artificial Intelligence, AI) to forecast the demand for agricultural products and consumer goods. Deep learning uses several layers of algorithms, called "neural networks", and large amounts of data to allow computers to solve complex problems: the more these algorithms learn, the better the computers perform. Deep learning will make it possible to anticipate and forecast demand, but also to establish production schedules, to influence the production programs of smallholders and to make rational purchases in order to meet the expected demand but also to follow the evolution of prices on the market
Expected impact of your idea on sustainable development
Our main customers are: value chain actors Supermarkets Hotel & restaurant chefs A good part of the population of Dakar and the surrounding area, made up of men and women between 17 and 75 years old and affects all classes (well-to-do, middle, low) Our project ensures that no one is left behind, this involves all actors in the value chains, including consumers and the environment. As a result, all players have been insisted on adopting and making better use of new information and communication technologies. We put eco-responsibility at the heart of our project and the elimination of the use of plastic bags. Meet the needs of the population in terms of behavior change in food habits and easy access to agricultural products with high nutritional value while fighting against food insecurity. Contribute to promoting local consumption and increasing the income of actors in the agri-food production chain by improving the quality and competitiveness of their products
Plans for implementation and sustainability
Wholesale and retail sale of local products Processing and sale of local products Commercial intermediation and distribution of local products with high nutritional value Development of a catering service (CATTERER) Capacity building of Agri-food actors Organization of professional meetings for the promotion and enhancement of agri-food products Market study Support for obtaining FRA, barcodes Business formalization Development and assembly of marketing plan Digital Marketing
My name is El hadji moussa THIAM, I am 34 years old and I am currently working as a general manager within the company INFOCOM SERVICES GROUPE and Manager of the support program for entrepreneurs and Startups at FRTN Technologies. I would like to emphasize that, thanks to my experiences and the personal projects that I have developed, I have been able to acquire certain skills that I would like to make available to you today: My knowledge and experience in the information technology and telecommunications sector, in many companies, have allowed me to dominate information systems. My mastery of languages such as French and English and my work in international teams have helped me to develop my capacities for teamwork and to adapt quickly to different professional ecosystems. My strengths have helped me create good professional relationships and allowed me to grow both personally and professionally