AgTech company AGRIVI and CGES Group Ecosystem Services from South Africa have announced a partnership agreement. This partnership has the aim to ensure a strong local presence in South Africa and support current and future customers with AGRIVI digital agriculture products.
CGES is a group of 42 companies, consisting of several sectors of which technology is the largest. The focus of the CGES Group Ecosystem Services is on creating and strengthening business with companies that can have a vital role on the African continent. Through this partnership, together we plan to work on the digitalization of the agri-food industry in Southern Africa.
With AGRIVI digital agriculture products AGRIVI and CGES Group want to support the currently very strong development of agriculture in South Africa and further strengthen the local presence. Digital transformation of the entire agri-food industry plays a crucial role in improving food production.
“Food security in Africa needs an alternative approach and we fundamentally believe that AGRIVI provides the key to unlock Africa’s potential through technology. To be able to partner with AGRIVI is not just in support of our strategy to enhance our services offering to agriculture sectors, but also fundamentally supports our ecosystem creation to enable a much wider agricultural asset management and optimization strategy”, stated Nicolaas Erasmus, CEO at CGES Group.
AGRIVI farm management software is used by all-size professional farmers, food companies, agricultural banks, and other stakeholders in the food and agricultural industry. AGRIVI supports agri-food companies in 100+ countries and software has been localized in 10+ languages. Powerful farm management software provides real-time agronomic and economic insights throughout the entire food production process and helps producers in producing healthy, nutritious, and safe food by applying sustainable and climate-smart agricultural practices.
“We are humbled to join forces with CGES Group to help agri-food eco-system in Southern Africa to improve agricultural productivity, farmer livelihoods, food security and sustainability with our digital agriculture solutions”, said Matija Zulj, CEO and Founder at AGRIVI.