2019 performance report
In our fourth full year of operations PAD’s services now demonstrate two of digital agriculture’s key advantages in practice: scale and cost-effectiveness. PAD has cumulatively delivered information to 4,279,223 smallholders since we commenced operations in 2016. We have also improved our cost-effectiveness; more than halving our cost per farmer from $3.44 in 2018 to $1.57 in 2019.
2018 performance report
In our third full year of operations, our reach increased by over 150%, our advisory content more than doubled, and we have reached the cutting edge of mass customization in delivering services to farmers in developing countries.
2017 performance report
In our second full year of operations, we broadened the evidence around the potential for mobile phone-based agricultural extension, formed partnerships with several governments, and expanded our farmer reach dramatically.
2016 performance report
In our first full year of operations, we launched a product in India, piloted and evaluated a service in Kenya, and a became a fully independent organization in the US.
We are pleased present our audited financial statements. Through both our fiscal sponsorship with the Global Development Incubator and our own independent operations, PAD spent $1.186M in 2016. In 2017, our first full year as an independent organization, PAD spent $1.787M.