Mobile

Sénégal : Manobi

Manobi operates mobile phone and Internet services for the agricultural and fisheries sectors. Manobi’s low-cost, easy to use platform, Time2Market (T2M), offers multi-channel data access (web, WAP, SMS, voice). | Read more...

Multi-modal phones revitalize markets in Senegal

For almost a year now, Senegalese fruit and vegetable producers have been part of a revolution that has been brought about by Manobi, a mobile services operator and Internet specialist for the rural and agro-industrial sector. Read more...

Receiving market prices by SMS

Daniel Annerose and Emile Sène describe Manobi's 'Xam Marsé' and how the life of one Senegalese farmer has been transformed by a mobile phone. Read more...

Dakoro calling

Climate change affects us all, but Africa is literally in the hot-seat. The continent warmed up by 0.7 degrees over the course of the 20th century, according to a report issued at last November’s UN Climate Change Conference in Nairobi. Read more...

FOODNET: information is changing things in the marketplace

Shaun Ferris explains how FOODNET, an ASARECA marketing and agro-enterprise network for East and Central Africa, is delivering reliable market information to farmers in Uganda, using a mix of conventional media, the Internet, mobile phones and other ICTs. Read more...

DrumNet: an exchange for rural African entrepreneurs

Vince Groh reports on DrumNet, which is building a network of information access points, or 'info-kiosks', that offer combined microfinance and market information services for agricultural producers in Kenya. Read more...

Kenya: The health and agriculture community radio network

James Onyango explains how radio cassette players are helping women from HIV/AIDS affected households to exchange information. Read more...

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