New smartphone technology for agri-business goes countrywide

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New technology to help Rwanda’s private fertiliser traders to develop efficient and competitive fertiliser procurement and distribution systems has been extended to all sectors across the country.
With funding from Usaid, the International Fertiliser Development Centre (IFDC) was introduced in March 2013, to help fertiliser importers, distributors and retailers monitor and manage trade and sales. Using smart phones Read more

East and South African countries

(140611) -- JINAN, June 11, 2014 (Xinhua) -- Farmers plant corns in the fields at Xiangzhaozhuang Village of Xiajin County, east China's Shandong Province, June 11, 2014. (Xinhua/Guo Xulei) (ry)

With support from AGRA to Image-AD in helping farmers collect and share agriculture data seamlessly using mobile phone devices which

is aimed at integrating value chain actors in the agricultural sector, the mfarms platform from Image-AD has networked thousands of farmers to many actors across borders. Read more