Farm Pin Crop Detection Challenge
$11,000 USD
Classify fields in South Africa by crop type using Sentinel-2 satellite imagery
4 March–15 September 2019 23:59
796 data scientists enrolled, 42 on the leaderboard
Cloud computing support
published 8 Apr 2019, 15:30

Hi everyone!

How many of you out there are having problems processing this dataset on your local machines? It is important for Zindi to even the playing field! We are trying to secure some cloud computing support for Zindians who need it. But we need to know about how many of you out there want cloud computing help for for this competition. Thanks!

Thank you Zindi team for offering us cloud computations, I would like to take part of the cloud computing , thanks ! 🙏

Thanks Zindi. I am interested.

Interested too! Thanks.

Hi everyone. We have secured Azure credit for people to use for this competition! Please complete this form to get $500 USD in Azure credit. If you have questions about transfering the data to your workspace or setting up your workspace, let us know. We will also try to post some tips and guidance.

I am one of them having challenges, so that would be a great help especially Cloud TPU.

+1 Interested!

Thanks for the feedback! We have secured cloud credit on Azure for data scientists to use for this competition, please complete this form, to get $500 USD in credit:

Hi how much time does it take to get the credits?

Thanks for arranging the azure credit. How long will it take to get the azure credits after filling the forms?

You should recieve your credits within 48hrs, if you have not please email Zindi at and we will follow up.

Dear Zindians,

Unfortunately we have run out of credit. We will update you if we do get more.