Messers Cellulant Nigeria has been selected by the Government of Afghanistan to come and implement the World Acclaimed eWallet system in its Agriculture sector. Afghanistan is the first country in Asia to adopt the eWallet System.
The e-Wallet system was conceived in Nigeria, by Dr, Akinwumi Adesina the President of AfDB & Former Minister of Agriculture in Nigeria; and developed &implemented by Messers Cellullant Nigeria Limited. The eWallet System also known as AgriKore is the technology that connects everyone to everything in Agriculture every day, everywhere, all the time.
This technology enabled Nigeria to increase its food production by an average of 21 million Metric tonnes annually from 2012 – 2015; a period of falling food prices and abundance food availability. Out of Nigeria Cellulant has exported this technology to other African countries in francophone and Anglophone Africa such as Liberia, Togo Uganda etc.
The Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation & Livestock (MAIL) in Afghanistan has engaged Messer Cellulant Nigeria to commence the process of establishing a market based input distribution system using this technology in Afghanistan.
The goal is to use the technology to make Afghanistan self-sufficient in wheat production. This technology whose origin is Nigeria is the gift of Cellulant to humanity. This eWallet or AgriKore ecosystem has 17 million farmers, 2500 Agri-business, 800 e-extension workers and over 2,500 service points. This technology enables more than 5 million farmers to get access to high quality inputs every year.
According to the Co- founder of Cellulant Corporation, Mr Bolaji Akinboro ‘Afghanistan is beautiful to us, we are glad to come all the way from Africa-Nigeria to make life better for the small holder farmer in Afghanistan. We thank the Government and people of Aghanistan for giving us the opportunity and the space to participate in making life better for the small holder farmer. We as Cellulant; solve the most difficult problem on earth using our payment technology.
We will work with the Government of Afghanistan to get inputs to 1 million farmers in the next 90-120 days’
The Agrikore technology gives small holder farmers access to agricultural inputs of improved varieties/breeds, fertilizer, and agro-chemicals, making it the backbone of increased productivity and profitability of value-added chains. Getting the best available seeds and fertilizer into the hands of hundreds of thousands of small holder farmers to raise crop yields.
This e-wallet system provides a holistic system to link the farmers to agricultural inputs supply chain, finance and markets through integration with mobile network operators, input markets, extensions services, financial service providers, commodity market, and insurance service providers.