Rather than 'pushing information' directly to mass populations of farmers, mobile application initiatives should facilitate organisational and systemic change. Interventions should build upon the specific characteristics of local demand, and the ability to identify farmer groups' needs.Read more
Refocussing and restructuring funding in the ICT4Ag application could increase smallholder farmer productivity and translate it into higher income.Read more
Governments and policy-makers are at the heart of creating a well-functioning enabling environment for ICT4Ag innovations.Read more
Every problem can be turned into a business opportunity. Most problems that you face in ICT4Ag are not technological, but political, cultural and commercial.Read more
A selection of interesting websites, online platforms and literature on web-based and mobile applications for agriculture in the context of developing countries.Read more
The Apps4Ag database has over 500 online and mobile applications and services for stakeholders in the food value chain. ICT Update gives you an insight what users from farmers, traders, researchers and decision-makers can find in the database.Read more
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