TaroWorks Webinar: The Future of ICT4Ag
Wednesday, June 14. 10:30a EDT / 2:30p GMT
For years, the big need in mobile agriculture was “mobile data collection,” or digitizing paper...
Monday 5th of June – 15h CEST (1 hour) – Webinar on land and water data collection using low cost smartphones in Somalia
The Somalia Water and Land Information Management project (SWALIM http://www....
In a recent article on Harvard Business Review, Ndubuisi Ekekwe explores how digital technology is poised at providing a solution to increase farm productivity in Africa.
In this article he reviews...
M-Pesa (M is for mobile, “pesa” is Swahili for “money”) was launched by Safaricom, Vodafone’s Kenyan associate, on March 6, 2007. The service is designed to safely send receive and store money via a...
In India’s southern state of Kerala, because of overfishing and climate change, fish stocks are rapidly decreasing. In order to catch more fish, fishermen are forced to go out into the open sea with...
In Uganda, the spread of agronomical information is quite challenging, and the number of extension officers cannot meet the growing demand from farmers who often need immediate assistance. Thanks to...
There are about 500 million small-scale farmers on Earth, and most of them live on less than $1 a day. They’re often separated from larger population centers, or lack the means to educate themselves...
Grameen America announced a collaboration with Citi and Mastercard to provide financial technology solutions that will assist low-income minority women entrepreneurs. The aim is to improve the...
One of the main problems of farmers and people living in rural areas in the developing world is the lack of access to information on health and efficient farming practices. Other media such as Radio...
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...