Perspectives

Creating stronger links

‘ICTs are only as good as the information they communicate.’ Andrew Shepherd, consultant with CTA’s value chain development programme


Q&A

The value of communication

Improved access to cell phones has resulted in great changes through the entire cycle of farming life and along every link of the value chain.


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Where a simple search can lead

‘The story that started as an internet search has led to a new product for farmers, one that has received coverage from national media after only six months.’


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