Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

What is Agrikaab?

Agrikaab is a startup that enables anyone to invest in African agriculture from their smartphone. We are currently active in Somalia where we are letting our global community invest in agricultural projects.

Who takes care of the projects?

The projects are maintained by our local team and partners.

Where are the projects located?

We currently run projects in Somalia.

Who is behind Agrikaab?

Agrikaab is founded by Mohamed Jimale, a former nomad who turned IT professional. Mohamed moved to Sweden 7 years ago where he worked for the UN and started (now Agrikaab). Today we are a team of 20 people working in Kenya and Somalia.

Is Agrikaab a registered company?

Agrikaab Ltd is registered with the Registrar of Companies in Nairobi, Kenya and in Somalia with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Mogadishu.

Who is your team in the ground?

We employ a team of former nomads and farmers through our local company. They launch the projects and run the operations. In some cases, we partner with other companies to launch and run projects.

I invested in livestock, Can I import my animals to my country?

Due to strict regulation it is unfortunately difficult to ship animals between countries.

Can I visit the projects?

Yes, if you are in Somalia.

What can I do with the Agrikaab app?

You can use the app to monitor your investment and follow its impact. You can see the farms you have invested in, animals, greenhouses, sell animals, follow the market prices and your balance. We continuously post updates from our operation. You can also use the app to send your assets as a gift to friends and family or donate.

Where can I download the app?

The app is available for Android on Google Play and Iphone on Apple App Store. You can also use it from your computer by visiting:

About the impact

Can I see the impact of my investment?

Yes, in the app dashboard you can see statistics about how your investment makes a local impact.

How are you making social impact?

Our operations make several direct social impacts. 1. We create jobs for people who find work at our projects. They take care of the farms, the plants and animals, sell the produce and buy and sell animals. 2. We are making local communities self-reliant as we provide locally produced food that is more available and cheaper than the food that they import from neighboring countries. 3. We provide market to nomads who want to sell their animals to us. 4. Agriculture is big part of the economies of Somalia and Kenya. We are bringing international investment to this vital part of the economy. 5. We provide microloans for others in the agriculture sector.

How important is agriculture for East African economies?

Agriculture is the biggest employer in all of East African countries. In Somalia, agriculture represents 75% of the country's economy. About half of Somalia's population of 12 million are nomads whose only assets are livestock.

Our impact

Creates jobs

Our investment creates jobs and livelihoods for farmers, livestock herders and traders who benefit from our projects and services.

Locally produced food

Our investment inceases local food production from our own projects and microloans for others in the agriculture value chain.

Supports the local economy

Agriculture is over 75% of Somalia’s economy (GDP). We are bringing global investment to this vital industry for the local economy.

Our global investors

Our investors come from all continents from more than 50 countries

Somalia Kenya Sweden USA Germany Canada Denmark Finland France Spain Portugal Italy Czech Republic Slovakia Slovenia Estonia United Kingdom Netherlands Ireland Australia New Zealand Singapore Malaysia Mauritius Uganda South Africa United Arab Emirates Saudi Arabia Bahrain China Japan South Korea Argentina Brazil Poland Croatia Turkey Hungary Uruguay Malta India Luxembourg Romania



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