Tigo Baseline Report Executive Summary
Tigo Kilimo is a value-added agricultural information service (Agri VAS) for famers in Tanzania. Mobile network operator, Tigo, developed and rolled out the service in partnership with TechnoServe, a non-profit with focus on helping smallholder farmers to access profitable value chains. Tigo also works with the Tanzanian Metrological Agency (TMA) and NURU, a provider of market price information. Tigo Kilimo has been partly funded and supported by the GSMA mFarmer initiative.
This baseline report presents a freeze-frame of Tigo Kilimo service 6 months after its launch in December 2012. It provides recommendations for service improvement and a starting point against which to evaluate the progress of the service. Please get in touch if you would also like to access a supporting case study and transcript of interviews that is available upon request.