An aWhere team recently participated in the official launching of the Market-Led User Owned ICT 4Ag Enabled Information Service (MUIIS) in Kampala, Uganda. This new initiative funded by The Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs, seeks to improve the productivity of 350,000 Ugandan farmers by providing them with weather data, agronomic information, and financial services.
Insight from GSMA Mobile 360 Africa Conference, Cape Town, October 7-9, 2015
There were several key insights to the demand for agricultural intelligence that can be inferred from this recent international conference on mobile communication held in Cape Town, October 7-9. The first is that we should expect in the near future, universal access to not only mobile communications, but also to broadband data and the internet, even in remote areas of Sub-Saharan Africa.Read More