#betterfuture

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

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Mobile connectivity enables smart solutions for both smallholder and industrial farmers. Agriculture is the main contributor to GDP and the largest employer in emerging markets, but the yield remains a third less than in developed markets. Our industry aims to advance the productivity and profitability of smallholder farmers and the agriculture industry at large through scalable and commercial mobile services.

IMPACT STORIES

  1. Khushhal Zameendar by Telenor Pakistan

    Telenor's Khushaal Zameendar (Prosperous Landlord) mobile agriculture service is empowering more than a million farming households.

  2. M’Chikumbe, by Airtel Malawi

    M'Chikumbe is a unique and innovative service aimed at providing phone-based agricultural information, advice and support to smallholder farmers though Airtel's mobile network.

  3. Govi Mithuru, by Dialog Sri Lanka

    The ground-breaking 'Govi Mithuru' service, launched in 2015, provides customized and timely advice to farmers regarding land preparation, cultivation, crop protection, harvest and improved family nutrition.

  4. Impact Story: Vodafone Turkey Farmers’ Club

    Vodafone aims to increase productivity and income of smallholder farmers by providing actionable information.

  5. Helping India’s rural farmers with voice-based agricultural information

    Voice-based agricultural information to help rural farmers to improve farming practices.

  6. Insights from Tigo Kilimo: Delivering agronomy, weather and market price information

    Tigo Tanzania delivers information on agronomy, weather and market prices.

  7. Mercy Corps Agri-Fin Mobile: Supporting small businesses in Indonesia, Uganda and Zimbabwe

    Bringing about economic improvement and increased food security for individuals and organisations.

  8. Life Stories: Connecting Rural Tanzania

    In a move to bolster harvests, Tigo, in partnership with Technoserve, are beta-trialling an agricultural advice service called m-Kilimo (‘farmer’).

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