Practical Insights on Farmers

Apply Now: $500,000 for Your Big Data Innovations in Agriculture

Apply Now: $500,000 for Your Big Data Innovations in Agriculture

Published on: Aug 23 2017 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The rapid growth in processing power and global connectivity means we can now quickly collect, share and analyze enormous amounts of data to reveal new ways to...
Yes, Farmers Do Use Mobile Phones for Market Prices

Yes, Farmers Do Use Mobile Phones for Market Prices

Published on: Jun 27 2016 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Farmers in Malawi had free access to market prices via mobile phones for about three months using HNI’s 3‑2‑1 Service. Usage data was rolling in. And...
7 Reasons Why Farmers Do Not Use Market Price SMS Text Messages

7 Reasons Why Farmers Do Not Use Market Price SMS Text Messages

Published on: Jun 05 2016 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
On Friday, we had the startling realization that fishermen do not use mobile phones to compare market prices of fish. Besides cultural and legal limitations to...
How Ugandan Youth Are Making Money with ICT for Agriculture

How Ugandan Youth Are Making Money with ICT for Agriculture

Published on: Jun 08 2015 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Uganda has the world’s youngest population with over 78 percent of its population below the age of 30. Though the country also has one of the highest youth unemployment...
Get an ICT4D Job! China, U.S., Nigeria, Philippines

Get an ICT4D Job! China, U.S., Nigeria, Philippines

Published on: Jun 26 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on Get an ICT4D Job! China, U.S., Nigeria, Philippines
Innovation in Communication Project Director: Internews is seeking a Project Director to be based in Beijing to perform high level tasks and program implementation...
Two Questions on the Sustainability of Grameen’s Android App for Farmers

Two Questions on the Sustainability of Grameen’s Android App for Farmers

Published on: Sep 14 2011 by Tyrone Hall - 6 Comments
The Grameen Foundation Center launched a comprehensive Android phone-based project for Ugandan smallholder farmers recently, that could significantly improve farming...