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20/08/2015
On 11 August, IITA Bukavu hosted a colorful event that attracted many eminent guests who took part in – and made their contribution to the Conference on Women in Agriculture with the theme “Women in Agriculture: Our Heritage, Challenges, Opportunities...
26/02/2013
A brief profile outlining aWhere, a free online platform that provides graphically displayed weather data—both historical and forecasts—for South Asia, and West, East, and Southern Africa,  including how it works, the implementer/funder, the technology...
15/02/2013
A brief profile outlining Plant Agrichem Services and its use of discount coupons and an electronic agent database and tracking system to facilitate rural agent sales including how it works, the implementer/funder, the technology used, fees, primary...
13/02/2013
A brief profile outlining the input tracking system being used by Armajaro Trading in Ghana to manage its cotton farmers,  including how it works, the implementer/funder, the technology used, fees, primary markets, users, business model, and impact.
12/02/2013
A brief profile outlining Tanga Fresh, a dairy company in Tanzania that is using bulk SMS messaging and radio to provide extension messaging to its farmers,  including how it works, the implementer/funder, the technology used, fees, primary markets,...
11/02/2013
A brief profile outlining SmartMoney, a third-party mobile payment provider working exclusively with agribusinesses in Africa, including how it works, the implementer/funder, the technology used, fees, primary markets, users, business model, and impact.
11/02/2013
A brief profile outlining Nano Ganesh, a remote control system for controlling water pumps by mobile phone, including how it works, the implementer/funder, the technology used, fees, primary markets, users, business model, and impact.
09/02/2013
A brief profile outlining iCow, a mobile cow gestation calendar and information service in Kenya,  including how it works, the implementer/funder, the technology used, fees, primary markets, users, business model, and impact.
09/02/2013
This paper focuses on weather information, and how information and communications technologies can be used to improve farmer access to that information. While farmers need multiple types of information to help them improve agricultural output and access...
31/01/2013
A brief profile outlining GeoTraceability's traceability and supply chain management system,  including how it works, the implementer/funder, the technology used, fees, primary markets, users, business model, and impact.    How it Works:...
29/01/2013
A brief profile outlining Shamba Shape Up, a farm makeover reality show that has reached over 3 million individuals in Kenya,  including how it works, the implementer/funder, the technology used, fees, primary markets, users, business model, and impact...
29/01/2013
A brief profile outlining MRI Agro, an input supply company in Zambia that is using electronic vouchers to encourage advance purchase of inputs and to offer discounts,  including how it works, the implementer/funder, the technology used, fees, primary...
28/01/2013
A brief profile outlining Crop Nutrition, a soil testing service in Kenya that provides results via SMS,  including how it works, the implementer/funder, the technology used, fees, primary markets, users, business model, and impact. How it Works: Crop...
27/01/2013
A brief profile outlining Angaza Mkulima, an online and mobile platform being used by Farmchem in Kenya to manage and provide information to existing and potential customers,  including how it works, the implementer/funder, the technology used, fees,...