WSIS Prizes Contest 2019 Nominee

Swift Vee (Livestock)


Description

South Africa's first livestock and agricultural trading platform that enables all agricultural users to communicate and have a direct source of contact with the agri network in and around South Africa.

Swift Vee (Livestock) is an agri-platform addressing water scarcity, food security and market efficiency for the livestock sector. It brings livestock trading into industry 4.0. by offering substantial profit margins that facilitate sustainability and social impact. Swift Livestock has been recognised as one of SA’s top 100 most innovative companies (TT100) and has global scaling potential.

What began as an idea from a university student grew into an award-winning start-up that provides a better way of doing business. Swift Livestock draws on blended skill-sets of agricultural expertise, software engineering, and legal acumen contributed by its founders- Andrew, Alex and Russel.

Project website

https://www.mlab.co.za/startup/swift-vee/


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Action lines related to this project
  • AL C7. E-business
  • AL C7. E-agriculture 2019
Sustainable development goals related to this project
  • Goal 2: Zero hunger

Coverage
  • South Africa

Status

Ongoing

Start date

2018

End date

Not set


WSIS values promotion

South Africa's first livestock and agricultural trading platform that enables all agricultural users to communicate and have a direct source of contact with the agri network in and around South Africa.


Entity name

mLab Southern Africa

Entity country—type

South Africa Civil Society

Entity website

https://www.mlab.co.za