Founded in 2017, Smartfarming is a mobile marketplace that helps certified & trusted farm inputs suppliers/shops to sale their products online.
By using Smartfarming, farmers are able to buy any farm input they need directly from trusted & certified suppliers in one place conveniently wherever they are
Why buy from Smartfarming ?
1. Its Cheaper & effective: You will be able to buy directly from certified manufacturers/suppliers at the lowest prices instead of buying from the middlementhat hike the prices
2.Its Fast & efficient: You will get all you need in one place regardless of where you are.
3.Its Safe & guaranteed quality: You will cut out the risk of buying counterfeit farm inputs (40% of farm inputs on the market are counterfeit) . We carefully vet our suppliers to make sure they are certified & trusted
4.Dedicated customer support anywhere you are
Mr. Tinyefuza William – Co-Founder& CEO
He is the Co-Founder & CEO Smartfarming. Prior to founding Smartfarming, William worked with the Agribusiness incubation program-National Agriculture Research Laboratories Kawanda. He did a BSc in accounting and finance Kyambogo University, certificate in Agribusiness, certificate in Business strategy and is a self taught web developer
Mr. Ezra Luggya – Co-Founder & Chairman
He is the Co-Founder & Chairman of Smartfarming, Ezra is a farmer & also a board member NUCAFE. He holds a BSc. (econ) Development studies from school of development studies, University collage of Wales, Swansea. He also holds a Msc Agricultural economics from wye college, University of London
Dr. Arthur Tumwine – Technical Director
He is the Chief Operations Officer at Smartfarming. Before joining Smartfarming, Arthur worked with National Animal Genetic Resources Centre and Data bank, Animal Gene Pool Ltd,Veterinary Practitioners without Borders Uganda and Kampala Animal Clinic and Kennel Club.He holds Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine from Makerere University, certificate in Feedlot Establishment and Management from MAK and MAAIF, certificate in Management of stock farms from Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, MAK and certificate in veterinary ultrasound scanning from Draminski and AMLA .
Dr. Galukande Esau – Board Member
He is a Board member Smartfarming. He is a farmer & is the Deputy Director Production and Marketing at Kampala Capital City Authority, He has also worked as the Technical Manager Production at National animal genetic resources centre and data bank (ministry of agriculture animal industry and fisheries) Entebbe, Uganda, Lecturer at Uganada Christain University, Mukono (faculty of science and technology, department of agricultural science), General Manager at Equator Valley farm Ltd (Uganda martyrs University, Nkozi.
He has a Doctorate in Animal Breeding and Genetics from BOKU – University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (2007 -2010, a M Sc. In Animal Breeding from University of Edinburgh (UK) 1992 – 1993, a B Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture, (Upper second) from University of Reading (UK) 1988 – 1992 and a Diploma in Animal Husbandry from Egerton College, Njoro, (Kenya) 1983 – 1986
Dr. Anguyo Dralega – Board Member
He is a Board member Smartfarming ; he is a farmer & the CEO Med Optics Group. He is current President of the International Christian Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) Uganda Chapter and Immediate Past President of the African Council Optometrists (AFCO), and WCO committee member on the Public Health committee. He is the coordinator and lecturer of the optometry program at Makerere University, and Acting Head of Allied Health Sciences Department, Makerere University. Kampala, Uganda
Mr. Ssonko Richard – Board Member
He is a Board member Smartfarming ; he is a farmer & a real estate developer and owner Ssonko Estates and Director S&G ENTERPRISES LTD