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MasterCard Worldwide and Grameen Foundation collaborate to launch mobile services for poor farmers

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On 30 November 2011, MasterCard Worldwide and Grameen Foundation announced that they will collaborate on a launch of mobile services for poor farmers in Colombia. Specifically working with banana and cocoa farmers, MasterCard Worldwide and the Grameen Foundation will provide critical information, on topics such as agriculture, weather and pricing. The overall goals of this initiative are to reduce risk and improve productivity and quality of life.

Read the press release here: http://www.grameenfoundation.org/press-releases/mastercard-worldwide-and-grameen-foundation-collaborate-alleviate-poverty