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Digitising the agricultural last mile: What we have learnt in Uganda

September 15, 2017 | mAgri | Sub-Saharan Africa | Uganda | Daniele Tricarico

Today the mAgri programme has published the report, ‘Opportunities in agricultural value chain digitisation: Learnings from Uganda’. The study focuses on a country where several ...
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A moment of reflection: Looking at how far the mAgri programme has come and the path in front of us

August 3, 2017 | mAgri | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Cote d'Ivoire | Malawi | Uganda | Matt Strickland

The mAgri team have developed expertise in examining usage data and user feedback surveys to interpret how services are being perceived by subscribers. Creating a structured approach for ...
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Mobile agriculture services change farming practices for 1.5 million users

July 20, 2017 | mAgri | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Bangladesh | Ghana | Global | Malawi | Myanmar | Pakistan | Sri Lanka | Tegan Palmer

Our most recent publication, “Creating scalable, engaging mobile solutions for agriculture”, is the culmination of three years of work for the mAgri programme. Under the mNutrition ...
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How cloud based mobile technology supports the digitisation of agri value chains in East Africa

May 10, 2017 | mAgri | Sub-Saharan Africa | Kenya | Uganda | Guest Blogger

This is a guest blog by Jenny Rafanomezana, CEO, TruTrade Africa, and Ronald Rwakigumba, Agri-Fin Mobile Uganda Country Coordinator, Mercy Corps If you are an agricultural produce trader ...
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Announcing the launch of the GSMA mAgri Priority Learning Partners initiative

April 26, 2017 | mAgri | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Global | Matt Strickland

Since 2014, the GSMA mAgri programme has been working closely with six mobile network operators (MNOs) across Asia and Sub-saharan Africa to research, design, launch and iterate agri VAS ...
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A day in the life of rural communities: bringing M4D innovation to Mobile World Congress

March 16, 2017 | mAgri | Mobile for Development | Mobile for Development Utilities | Mobile Money | Nicole Darabian & Arianna Freschi

Mobile technologies are increasingly becoming ubiquitous across the developing world: out of the 4.8 billion mobile subscribers globally, some 3.6 billion are located in low- and ...
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