While digital financial services via mobile channels offer great promise for improving the lives of smallholders and their families, significant challenges remain.
On 31 of May 2014, the online magazine “Weekly Trust” published “Mobile tech can transform Nigerian agriculture”, written by Amina Alhassan.
In this article, the author interviews Nasir Yammama, a...
A new book, "Mobile Phones for Agricultural Extension: Worldwide mAgri Innovations and Promise for Future", has been written by Dr. Saravanan Raj, Associate professor in Extension Education and Rural...
Last week USAID published “Mobile Persuasion: Can mobile phones and cutting-edge behavioral science improve lives?”, a blog by Priya Jaisinghani, Director of USAID Mobile Solutions team, and Mindy...
WeatherSafe, a start-up by European Space Agency (ESA) business incubator, has just released three new products that will help coffee stakeholders (from the farmer to the government) to protect and...
Due to low productivity and therefore low income, in developing countries agriculture is less and less attractive to youth: many times young people are forced to migrate to urban areas in search of...
On February 25th, GSM Association’s “Mobile Money for the Unbanked” Program (MMU) released the “State of the Industry Report 2013”, written by Claire Pénicaud and Arunjay Katakam.
As a matter of fact...
We often talk about new apps for agriculture here on e-Agriculture.org and, by now, have covered quite a number of applications specifically designed to help farmers; some connect farmers to the...
ScieDevNet, on December 10th 2013, published on their website “Radio, mobile phones could boost African farm yields”, an article on the potential of ICTs (specifically, Radio and mobile phone systems...
Sometimes, the best way to learn and connect with a specific topic is through stories. We can be aware that mobile phones are one of the world's most powerful tools, but we will know in what ways...