We are a team who is passionate about helping smallholder farmers to have a better life. 

We do this by building the technology and partnering with local organisations to provide end-to-end solutions to create digital agri-food ecosystems. 

A technology platform that helps farmers

Higher Yields

Near real-time, best practice information on what to grow and how much, as well as pest and disease management, to the mobile devices of smallholder farmers, increasing yields.

Higher Farm-Gate Prices

Aggregating harvest data of smallholder farmers and linkages to wholesale buyers resulting in higher value contracts.

Supply Chain Efficiencies

Aggregation of farmer input requirements, enabling better planning and management through the supply chain.

Building partnerships and innovation worldwide

Our Team

The WIDYA team share a drive to make a social change. They are highly experienced and bring a wealth of knowledge in both business and technical areas, enabling them to understand their challenges and create holistic solutions for all stakeholders.  

Prof Athula Ginige

Chief Executive Officer & Technology Officer, Founder
PhD, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
30+ years in Senior Leadership, Engineering, Agri-Tech & Research

Dasun Ginige

Chief Operating Officer, Co-Founder
MBA, Macquarie Business School, Australia
10+ years in Banking, Finance & Technology

Markus Santa

Lead Developer
Master of Computing, Western Sydney University, Australia
10+ years in Software Development

Dr Janagan Sivagnanasundaram

Product Development
PhD, Western Sydney University, Australia
4+ years in Digital Technology for Crop Science

Biyanga Amaraweera

Quality Assurance
Professional Graduate Diploma, British Computer Society, United Kingdom
7+ years in Software Quality Assurance, IT

Akeel Mohamed

Agronomist / Systems Coordinator
MPhil in Agriculture Crop Science
University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
5+ years in Digital Agriculture

Sanduni Ravishara

UI/UX Designer
BSc, Physical Science
of Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka
1+ Year in UI/UX Design and Quality Assurance

Dr Tamara Ginige

Operations and Analytics
PhD, Macquarie University, Australia
25+ years in Engineering, Agri-Tech &
IT Application Development for Empowerment

Tharanga Shanadi

Agronomist / Systems Coordinator
MPhil in Agricultural Economics & Crop Science
of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka
5+ years in Digital Agriculture

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