Kamal Deen YakubCEO, TROTRO Tractor Limited
TROTRO Tractor is an agricultural technology company that connects smallholder farmers with tractors and other farm machinery using the feature phones.
TROTRO Tractor is an Agricultural technology company that connects smallholder farmers with tractors and other agricultural machinery services. With TROTRO Tractor farmers can request, prepay and schedule for tractors and agricultural machinery services using feature phones and smart phones. Tractor owners can also monitor the efficiency of their machines remotely using the TROTRO Tractor specialized GPS trackers, USSD App and Mobile App.
In this short time, Kamal has led the team to win the Duapa challenge organized by the British Council, Ghana. Duapa Challenge is an early stage social innovation support competition providing seed capital, business incubation, social mandate training and exposure to the UK for an already existing and viable social enterprise. Duapa Challenge will connect leaders of viable early stage social enterprises to the leading local social impact incubator, to provide support from “idea to market”.
Kamal is a social entrepreneur with 11 years of Corporate Accounting and Marketing experience. He is the founder of www.farmable.me , a crowd-funding platform for smallholder cattle farmers in Ghana. He’s currently the CEO of TROTRO Tractor Ltd, an agricultural technology company that connects farmers with tractors and other agricultural machinery services like planters, combine harvesters etc. (www.TROTROtractor.com).
Generally, my interest has been in the implementation of ICT tools and the Internet of Things (IoT) to solve peculiar problems in Agriculture and Governance. Through the power of Internet, collaboration has become so much easier than ever. On governance, I promote transparency in the parliament of Ghana through www.odekro.org where I serve as the Community Manager.