For that farmer who is investing in this solution, he is now able to see better quality produce and then more produce

—Dr. Kala Flemming, IBM Research,

Business Challenge story

IBM Research wanted to eliminate water supply as an inhibiting factor to crop yields in Africa.

Transformation

EZ Farms uses Bluemix and IBM IoT Foundation to enable sensors on the field that inform the small-scale farmers to better manage water situation and agricultural aggregators to identify the best prospects for investment.

Benefits

The IBM solutions has enabled EZ Farms to have a scalable platform that will help millions of farms.

Solution Category Label

  • IBM Cloud
  • IBM Hybrid Cloud
  • IBM MobileFirst