Agriculture plays a vital role in an economy. On a global scale, the agricultural sector is estimated to contribute between 20 – 30% of the GDP (Gross Domestic Product). Other benefits of agricuture includes, the provision of food, raw materials, and employment opportunities both in the developed and moreso in the developing countries. Despite its importance, the agricultural sector especially in developing countries are plagued with lots of deficiencies which includes:

In response to these challenges, we are organizing an Hackgrothon program, which aims to foster a collaborative and intensive involvement of people during a one-week development sprint, in response to the highlighted challenges faced in the agricultural sector to create an open source appropriate technological products or application. The hackgrothon will focus on the following six SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) goals.

Goal 1: No Poverty

Goal 2: Zero Hunger

Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being

Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Location : OpenLab Hamburg, Helmut Schmidt University, Holstenhofweg 85, 22043 Hamburg, Germany.

Unfortunately the submission process is now closed for foreign participants. However, local participants (i.e. resident in Hamburg) can still register via:

For more informations check the Frequently Asked Questions