Today, a Pakistani-made item from Mr. Umer Adnan (Founder and CEO of E4 Technologies), barely lost in the finals of Global Future Agro Challenge (FAC) occasion at GEC 2016. Be that as it may, verging on being delegated the ‘Agribusiness of the Year,’ it appears that Cowlar, the Pakistani-created contraption controlled by Internet-of-Things idea, has come a truly long approach to turning into a globally acclaimed item…
Cowlar, also dubbed as the ‘Fitbit for cows,’ was one of the 4 finalists left in the final stage. The FAC event held in Medenia, Colombia, also featured VaCuCh, Evaptainers, CropX, Ava’s Farm, G-Harvesting, Elementaree, Kuchara, Zhashyl and Charba.
So what is Cowlar and who are the folks behind the agriculture-business-minded startup? Lets find out shall we.
Pakistani Agricultural Economy – A Background
Pakistan, as a great many people know, is a nation with a lively farming economy. Around 25% of Pakistan’s horticulture represents around 21% of GDP and utilizes around 43% of the work power.
However, what a great many people don’t know is that Pakistan is the fifth biggest milk maker on the planet as indicated by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). As far as worldwide ranch yield, Pakistan is positioned at eight position in general.
Pakistani has a flourishing dairy part, and amid 2006, around 30 million individuals in the country territories raising domesticated animals and inferring 30-40 percent of their salaries from them. Raising and administering to domesticated animals is inserted in the country way of life, making it an essential piece of financial fabric of Pakistani agrarian division.
Given Pakistan’s overwhelming dependence on agribusiness to keep the neighborhood economy above water, wedding innovation with horticultural practices appears like a match made in paradise.
Enter Cowlar – The Smart Collar for Cows
Source: National Livestock Census 2006 and Economic Survey of Pakistan 2013-14
Bovines additionally involve a lion’s offer of the domesticated animals market. Given the numbers, dealing with the requirements of the dairy cattle populace in Pakistani ranches is less demanding said than done.
This is the place Cowlar comes in. The E4Tech-created item offers a sturdy and waterproof neckline for creatures, collars that are keen and transmit information to a sun powered controlled based inside of a 4 km range.
What does the Smart Collar Do?
The collar tracks the cow’s core temperature, or simply put, its health. Additionally, it also acts as a tracker, letting farmers know if their herd has wandered off or are accounted for, saving them a lot of stress in the process.
All the information is relayed through a combination of robo-calls, mobile or web apps.
By learning to manage the cow herd better, farmers can increase milk yield and production.
How Cowlar Works
Given Pakistan’s center as a horticulture based economy, items, for example, Cowlar speak to the triumph of home-developed mechanical items that can help the neighborhood economy and masses as it were. We wish Umer, and the E4 Technology startup group that created Cowlar, all the best in their future tries….
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