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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.

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 | 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 studies | Case study | English | Ghana | Mobile access and use | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa |

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 studies | Case study | Cote d'Ivoire | English | French | Mobile access and use | Mobile Money | Mobile Money Programme - filter | 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 | English | Mobile access and use | 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 ...

Creating scalable, engaging mobile solutions for agriculture

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Tuesday 11 Jul 2017 | AgriTech | English | Global | Mobile access and use | Report | Resource | Rural network coverage |

A study of six services in the mAgri mNutrition portfolio For the last three years, the GSMA mAgri programme has been working with six mobile network operators (Airtel Malawi, Dialog Sri Lanka, Grameenphone ...

Market size and opportunity in digitising payments in agricultural value chains

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Wednesday 9 Nov 2016 | AgriTech | Building the financial ecosystem | English | Global | Research | Resource |

A new opportunity is emerging for mobile money service providers to drive growth in rural areas by digitising agricultural payments. The digitisation of formal procurement by agribusinesses and of agricultural subsidy disbursement by ...

Webinar – Iterations in mAgri products; processes and interim findings

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Monday 31 Oct 2016 | AgriTech | Resource | South Asia | Sub-Saharan Africa | Video | Webinar |

The GSMA mAgri Programme is more than half way through our mNutrition Initiative where we have partnered with six MNOs across Africa and South Asia to support the launch and scale of commercial agricultural advisory services. In this ...

IFFCO Kisan Agricultural App: Evolution to Data Driven Services in Agriculture

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Tuesday 25 Oct 2016 | AgriTech | Case study | English | India | Mobile access and use | Resource | South Asia |

The IFFCO Kisan app is one of the pioneering mobile agriculture apps in India, offering to smallholder farmers a ‘one stop shop’ information portal with agriculture content. Our case study looks at how the largest Agri VAS deployment ...

Webinar – Weather Forecasting & Monitoring: Mobile Solutions for Climate Resilience

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Friday 9 Sep 2016 | AgriTech | English | Global | Resilient technology | Resource | Webinar |

In the developing world, the availability of localised, granular weather forecasts can provide immense value to the 2 billion smallholder farmers who depend on rain for their daily agriculture activities. This need is made greater by ...

GSMA mAgri infographic: VAS toolkit 2.0

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Wednesday 17 Aug 2016 | AgriTech | English | Global | Infographic | Resource |

Agricultural Value-added Services (Agri VAS) Toolkit 2.0

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Tuesday 10 May 2016 | AgriTech | English | Global | Mobile access and use | Resource | Toolkit |

Mobile offers a unique opportunity to address the knowledge and information gap faced by over 500 million farmers in the developing world. This toolkit is a step by step guide for mobile operators and VAS providers to design and launch ...

Weather Forecasting and Monitoring: Mobile Solutions for Climate Resilience

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Thursday 11 Feb 2016 | AgriTech | Global | Programme | Research | Resource |

In the developing world, the availability of localised, granular weather forecasts can provide immense value to the 2bn smallholder farmers who depend on rain for their daily agriculture activities. This need is made greater by the ...

The mAgri Design Toolkit

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Thursday 15 Oct 2015 | AgriTech | Guidelines | Mobile for Development | Resource | Toolkit |

The mAgri Design Toolkit is a collection of instructions, tools, and stories to help develop and scale mobile agriculture products by applying a user-centered design approach.

Assessing the impact of Tigo Kilimo

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Tuesday 15 Sep 2015 | AgriTech | Case study | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa | Tanzania |

Tigo Kilimo is an agricultural value added service (Agri VAS) provided by mobile network operator Tigo in Tanzania. The service offers information for farmers via mobile phone and can be accessed via four mobile channels: Unstructured ...

Orange Sènèkèla Project Update: Insights from the midline

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Tuesday 15 Sep 2015 | AgriTech | Case study | Mali | Resource | Sub-Saharan Africa |

Sènèkèla is a mobile agricultural value-added service (Agri VAS) provided by Orange Mali and offering a range of information on agricultural topics and market prices. The service is currently available to customers on a helpline in all ...