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AgriTech Webinar: Innovation Fund for Digitisation of Agricultural Value Chains

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Thursday 4 Jul 2019 | AgriTech |

In this webinar we talked through the recently launched GSMA Innovation Fund for Digitisation of Agricultural Value Chains and provided some background and context as to how the Fund has been established.

Improving financial inclusion through data for smallholder farmers in Kenya

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Thursday 27 Jun 2019 | Accelerating Digital and Financial Inclusion | AgriTech | Kenya | Report |

This report looks at the rise of digital agriculture tools in Kenya and the use of digital farm and farmer data generated by these tools to facilitate financial inclusion.

E-commerce in agriculture: new business models for smallholders’ inclusion into the formal economy

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Wednesday 29 May 2019 | AgriTech | English | Latin America & the Caribbean | Report | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa |

Selling produce through online channels enables farmers to bypass intermediaries, leading to improved income for the farmers, reduced wastage and fresher produce for customers. These benefits are particularly important in developing ...

Digitising the agricultural last mile in Ghana: MTN Mobile Money’s mAgric

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Monday 8 Apr 2019 | AgriTech | Case study | Ghana | Video |

In 2018, with the support of the GSMA Mobile for Development mAgri programme, MTN Mobile Money piloted mAgric, a mobile-based tool that enables the digitisation of the entire procurement process in the agricultural last mile. mAgric ...

Bringing efficiency to Kenya’s dairy value chain: Virtual City’s Agrimanagr

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Friday 5 Apr 2019 | AgriTech | Case study | Kenya | Video |

Agrimanagr is a digital tool created by Virtual City, a Kenyan AgTech company. The tool enables real-time visibility in the last mile of the agricultural value chain. Agrimanagr digitises the entire procurement process, benefiting both ...

mAgri Webinar: How to prioritise agricultural value chains for digital interventions

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Wednesday 3 Apr 2019 | AgriTech | Webinar |

Watch the latest knowledge-sharing webinar from the GSMA mAgri programme. In this webinar, we presented the step-by-step approach described in our recently published GSMA

AgTech Innovation Unlocks Economic Identities for Smallholder Farmers in Indonesia

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Thursday 28 Mar 2019 | AgriTech | Indonesia | Report |

The use of digital technologies in the last mile of agricultural value chains has the potential to address various pain points crop buyers experience when sourcing from smallholder farmers. For example, lack of transparency in the ...

The GSMA mAgri Value Chain Assessment Tool

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Monday 24 Dec 2018 | AgriTech | Resource | Toolkit |

Digital tools in agriculture have strong potential to generate substantial benefits to agribusinesses in emerging markets, addressing inefficiencies these organisations face when sourcing from smallholder farmers. Digitising ...

Webinar – Innovations in Mobile IoT and Big Data for Climate Resilience

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Thursday 27 Sep 2018 | AgriTech | Big data | Mobile for Development | Resource | Webinar |

Watch the latest knowledge-sharing webinar from the GSMA mAgri programme. In this webinar we looked at the role of Mobile IoT and Big Data to improve the range of services that strengthen the climate resilience of ...

Prerequisites to digitising the agricultural last mile

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Friday 6 Jul 2018 | AgriTech | Resource | Toolkit |

The digitisation of agricultural value chains is an emerging opportunity in developing countries. Mobile-based enterprise solutions for the agricultural last mile might include mobile money payments to help agribusinesses digitise the ...

Webinar – How mobile operators can support improved transparency in agri value chains

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Thursday 19 Apr 2018 | AgriTech | English | Global | Research | Resource | Video | Webinar |

Watch the latest knowledge-sharing webinar from the GSMA mAgri programme as we explore how value chain and agribusinesses selection impact the implementation of last mile agricultural digitisation services for MNOs The webinar ...

Opportunities in agricultural value chain digitisation: Learnings from Ghana

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Monday 15 Jan 2018 | AgriTech | Case study | Content creation and stylization | English | Ghana | Mobile access and use | Mobile internet | Mobile Money | Operational best practices | Product development and product design | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa | User insights and data |

The deployment of digital solutions in the so-called last mile of agricultural value chains allows agribusinesses to address a range of business challenges and maximise operational efficiencies and real-time visibility in the supply ...

Opportunities in agricultural value chain digitisation: Learnings from Côte d’Ivoire

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Monday 30 Oct 2017 | AgriTech | Case study | Cote d'Ivoire | Digital skills | English | French | Mobile access and use | Mobile internet | Mobile literacy | Mobile Money | Operational best practices | Product development and product design | Resource |

Use of digital tools in the last mile of agricultural value chains allows agribusinesses to optimise procurement and business performance and promotes smallholder farmers’ financial inclusion, empowerment through transaction ...

Webinar – Opportunities in digitising agricultural value chains: Our learnings so far

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Friday 13 Oct 2017 | AgriTech | Global | Resource | Video | Webinar |

The GSMA mAgri programme hosted a webinar to present the opportunity in agricultural value chain digitisation in developing countries. The webinar focused on the agricultural last mile, specifically the web of relationships and ...

Opportunities in agricultural value chain digitisation: Learnings from Uganda

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Tuesday 12 Sep 2017 | AgriTech | Business model | English | Mobile access and use | Mobile internet | Report | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa | Uganda |

Mobile technology can drive efficiencies in the so-called agricultural last mile for agribusinesses and help smallholder farmers, who account for a majority (at least 70 percent) of the food production worldwide, achieve financial ...

Grameenphone Krishi Sheba

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Monday 31 Jul 2017 | AgriTech |

Grameenphone Bangladesh scale voice-driven agricultural information service GP Krishi Sheba with a traditional value-added service marketing campaign.

Dialog Sri Lanka Govi Mithuru

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Monday 31 Jul 2017 | AgriTech |

Dialog Sri Lanka reduce farmers' chemical dependency with their highly personalised Govi Mithuru service.

Airtel Malawi M’chikumbe 212

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Monday 31 Jul 2017 | AgriTech |

Airtel Malawi's voice and text-based content service, M'chikumbe, enhances stretched government agricultural extension network.

Ooredoo Myanmar Site Pyo

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Monday 31 Jul 2017 | AgriTech |

Ooredoo Myanmar's agricultural smartphone app, Site Pyo, supports smallholders suffering the effects of climate change.

Telenor Pakistan Khushaal Zamindar

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Monday 31 Jul 2017 | AgriTech |

Telenor Pakistan's voice-based agricultural service, Khushaal Zamindar, goes viral.