A review of research on how information services based on mobile phone technology can improve the lives of smallholder farmers has found only patchy evidence of success.
The study conducted through...
The proliferation of smartphones and their usage has spread throughout the world, including in Africa.
In Liberia, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has supported and...
According to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has projected that the number of mobile subscription stands at 7.74 billion now exceeds the global population.
Similarly, the number of...
The Agricultural Development and Value Chain Enhancement II (ADVANCE II) case study is part of a series of case studies by the USAID to highlight how digital technologies are integrated into...
The NewTimes Newspaper in Rwanda reports the testing of mobile applications developed under the "Agricultural Services and Digital Inclusion in Rwanda" - which includes the four mobile applications...
Africa’s economy is based largely agriculture and most of them being smallholder farmers. One of the challenges these family farmers face is access to weather information and forecasting services....
Can technology help family famers in the developing world?
The story of Coconut farmers in the Philippines does offer answers to this question. Philippines has more than 3.5 million coconut farmers...
THOUSANDS of smallholder farmers in the region are set to benefit from a digital platform connecting them to agents, buyers and banks in East Africa.Launched by Mastercard, 2KUZE, as the platform is...
This is the theme of an article by Ishmael Sunga, the C.E.O of Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU) as part of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017.In his article, he...
El Gobierno Brasilero intenta convencer a las operadoras que permitan el acceso del Internet en las áreas rurales; sin embargo, la Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária (Embrapa) ya lanzó la...