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Automated and affordable crop insurance solution

to cotton growers, leveraging both satellite imagery analysis
and mobile payment technologies.



Agri-businesses suffer

a lack of rural agricultural intelligence​

Current data and analytics, on the other hand, are not granular enough, not connected in a simple and useful way, and limited to specific timeframes which are generally available much later than many of these decisions are made.


Index-insurance product based on rainfall data and satellite imagery analysis

to protect farmers against droughts and floods. Besides crop classification, measure of yield loss will be estimated via an optimal selection of algorithms, indexes and data sources.



Promotion via EIC’s RisingFoodStars programme

OKO has applied and was accepted in the RisingFoodStars programme by EIC Food

Accepted to Start-Life Accelerator

One of the leading agri-food accelerators globally which is supported by the Wageningen University of Research, a leading agri-food university

French magazine L’EXPRESS 

sent a reporter to Mali to meet with OKO and OKO’s customers, leading to a double-page spread article in their physical publication and a long article online

Interviews on TV

Both Simon Schwall (co-founder and CEO) and Raphael Haziza (Co-founder and lead actuary) have been invited to speak on TV, respectively on BFM Business (French) and CGTN Africa (English). Click the links to see those on our YouTube Channel

Segment on AfricaNews

Another visit from a reporter in Mali came shortly afterwards. A segment about OKO was produced by Africanews which allows you to see our team in action, and meet with some of our customers: OKO Crop insurance for smallholder farmers in Africa

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This website is part of PARSEC Accelerator

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 824478.