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Perseus Mlambo
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Perseus Mlambo replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion How can we strengthen collaboration in support of micro-enterprises in value chains?
"Hello everyone, first time here. Looking forward to connecting with each and everyone here. "
Sep 29, 2016

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Perseus Mlambo is now a member of Business Fights Poverty
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Job Title
Founder
Organisation
Zazu Africa
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I am an entrepreneur, I am a social entrepreneur
Website:
http://zazuafrica.com
About my work:
We use technology to connect farmers to buyers and support them with cutting edge logistics. We are operational in Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Topics on my radar:
Agriculture, Base of the Pyramid, Enterprise Development, Measuring Impact

Perseus Mlambo's Blog

Zazu Africa - Trading Local Produce Smarter with Tech

On average, smallholder farmers are resident 5+ hours away from the nearest city with markets. The challenge therefore becomes moving produce to these markets. In the absence of sound logistics, the only option farmers are left with, is to sell produce to middlemen and brokers. These exploitative buyers, purchase produce for a less than a 1/3rd of the actual value. This produce ends up in local supermarkets and across Africa, and over $20Billion  is unevenly distributed across the…

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Posted on September 29, 2016 at 13:57

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