How mobile phones are transforming agriculture in Africa

21/10/2014 at 12:51 pm Leave a comment

There are now over 65 mobile phones for every 100 people living in Africa.

And NGOs like Gorta Self Help Africa are harnessing the potential of mobile technology, in the fight against hunger.

A new mobile phone based text and advice service ensures that farmers in Malawi are accessing up to date information on their crops and harvests.

 

To read more about how mobile phones are transforming agriculture acrossAfrica, have a look here:

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Photo: Advertisement from Esoko, a mobile phone company in Ghana offering market price information to farmers in Ghana.

Photo: Advertisement from Esoko, a mobile phone company in Ghana offering market price information to farmers in Ghana.

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