BCtA Membership StatusInactive due to non-reporting
Providing mobile services to meet the needs of rural farmers in Africa
Farmerline provides an integrated mobile-messaging platform that allows businesses and development partners to instantly communicate and gather data from rural communities, especially small-scale farmers, in their local language through outgoing voice messages, SMS and mobile surveys. Farmerline's voice messaging and mobile technology inform farmers of best practices in areas like product storage, reducing pest infestations and bringing products to market. The company aspires to expand its services across Africa and with 75 percent of farmers now owning mobile phones, the company aims to reach an estimated 2 million farmers by 2024.
21 Sep 2016 - By Sara Enright, Business Call to Action In less than a decade's time, the majority of the world's poor now own or regularly have access to a mobile phone. As a result, the internet and communications technology (ICTs...
21 Sep 2016 - Businesses change and shape our lives through their products, services and ways of operating. They are in a unique position to change lives in low-income communities and solve local and global development challenges....