An app that allows farmers to rent tractors could revolutionize agriculture in Africa. Here’s how

NobuthoThethani, a local farmer works the land at Lawley informal settlement in the south of Johannesburg, South Africa

The Hello Tractor app is providing farmers with access to tractors to help increase their food production. Image: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Douglas Broom
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Hello Tractor is an app which connects tractor owners with farmers who need their services. Image: Hello Tractor
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