About

Virtual Ranching Farming Program

Virtual Ranching Farming program (VRFP) mainly is an app-based e-commerce platform where Individuals get in farming via mobile phone application and get to own and trade Livestock and Farm produce – Horticulture products. Through Agribussiness Insurance in reputable Insurance companies these farm products will be insured to avoid any loses and cover all risk through this program. This app will get into managing Farmers produce’ sellers and buyers’ demand for livestock and Horticulture farm produce. Quality cows and farm produce will see Batswana becoming self-reliant on the national food security and international markets.

VRFP APP provides a transparent, open and trustworthy space for both big, smallholder farmers to manage their livestock and farm produce. Buyers and farmers will be able to trade deals via this app through direct selling to individuals, Abattoirs, Butchers, farmers, Superstores and Dairy Companies.

FACT: Lower smartphone prices are driving a digital revolution in Africa, allowing phone users to access the internet at unprecedented levels. Operators and developers are also leveraging the power of mobile networks to transform services in health, agriculture, education, energy and water management. According to GSMA the body which represents mobile operators globally, the number of smartphone connections across the continent almost doubled over the last two years. More than half a billion people across Africa now subscribe to mobile services, with the number expected to grow to 725 million by 2036.

Major Focus

Livestock Ranching

Botswana is a cattle country and most Batswana are farmers who have always owned cattle as security and a sign for wealth.

Horticulture Farming

VRFP APP provides a transparent, open and trustworthy space for both big, smallholder farmers to manage their farm produce.

Online Trading

Buyers and farmers will be able to trade deals via this app through direct selling to individuals, Abattoirs, Butchers, farmers, Superstores and Dairy Companies.

Technology Growth

Lower smartphone prices are driving a digital revolution in Africa, allowing phone users to access the internet at unprecedented levels.

The VRFP app supports agriculture sustainability and fair marketplace, thereby increasing smallholder farmers’ bargaining power and potential profits by providing them with real-time information about what their livestock are worth on different markets, as well as how their livestock are being managed. It also enables cooperation and knowledge sharing, and boosts farmers’ productivity by ensuring their market access. Together, this creates a virtual marketplace where the purchase and sale of produce is initiated and closed electronically after due diligence. As well as giving farmers a broader market to sell their produce, the platform allows farmers to connect with a broad community of peers.

VRFP Team

Kirby Maganga

Founder - Executive Director

Dr Wayne Mlazie

Chairman - System Analyst

Theresa Dimpho Mokoka

Sales & Marketing Director

Tebogo Ishmael

Director - Senior Developer

Mr Peter Mlazie

Senior Advisor

Frank Dalo

Stratigist & Risk Analyst

Kodzo Mlazie

Senior Procurer & Project Manager