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.
Telenor's Khushaal Zameendar (Prosperous Landlord) mobile agriculture service is empowering more than a million farming households.
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.
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.
Vodafone aims to increase productivity and income of smallholder farmers by providing actionable information.
Voice-based agricultural information to help rural farmers to improve farming practices.
Tigo Tanzania delivers information on agronomy, weather and market prices.
Bringing about economic improvement and increased food security for individuals and organisations.
In a move to bolster harvests, Tigo, in partnership with Technoserve, are beta-trialling an agricultural advice service called m-Kilimo (‘farmer’).