Seedworks App is a first-of-its-kind, single point end-to-end farmer support platform offering highly personalized farming solutions within a robustly gamified ecosystem, making tech more easily accessible to farmers.
Through Seedworks app, every farmer can avail step-by-step farming instructions, information about crop yield, diseases, soil quality, buy seeds -everything tailored to suit the farmer’s specific needs.
Seedwork app comes with a host of personalized features, the main being the Crop Calendar. The crop calendar feature will handhold the farmer throughout the entire lifecycle of a crop by providing him with tips, advice and personalised tasks to help him increase his proﬁts and improve yield.
Seedworks can be best described as a ruggedly farmer-centric app built on the principles of gamification that helps farmers enhance their yield. Built on robust gamification principles, Seedworks keeps farmers engaged on the platform through rewards, badges, points, & leaderboard.
By making agricultural activities fun, engaging, & personalized, Seedworks app has the potential to become the one true ally of the 200 million+ Indian farmers.
With vernacular design, amicable voice feature as a constant across the app, robust gamification, & tailormade crop solutions , Seedworks resulted in 3X reduction in crop wastage with improved crop cycles, reduced dependency on unscientific methods, biased middlemen, & unorganized information sources, and last but not least empowering the farmers of India.
Lack of personalized information
Dependency on unorganized resources
Lack of engaging platforms for farmers
High diversity across languages, crops
No single platform that gives end-to-end support
The 200 million+ farmers of India who are looking for personalized farming solutions.
3X reduction in crop wastage through improved crop yield
Application of gamification in agritech design driving app adoption
Highly personalized crop support through engaging features
Design Process Research
Our team of designers spent 18 days visiting 50 villages spread across 9 Indian states, talking to over 700 farmers.
The need to increase their knowledge related to farming
The ability to get support and advice for their concerns
The need to communicate with each other and company representatives
Openness to new ideas and technology
86% farmers need urgent assistance for their doubts and queries
28% use Kisaan call centers 96% participate in daily evening gatherings to seek advice from other farmers
91% dependent on vendors/distributors/company representatives 56% use Google or YouTube for quick fixes
94% farmers want support for the entire crop cycle
Most farmers blindly followed other farmers who had achieved good crop yield without taking into account contextual factors
Most farmers never had soil testing done
Many remained a victims of false/misleading information
Farmers hardly trusted Google/online weather reports
There was a great deal of trust in the advice of village elders
Receptive to new idea for a farmer support app