Smallholder farmers are often unable to access information or public advisory services on a regular basis, but mobile technology is providing an answer. With a growing number of the developing world’s population now using mobiles (already up to 40%), CABI is enabling farmers to get timely and targeted agricultural advice. They are bridging the information gap that conventional public extension services cannot span.
Banerjee, S.; Norton, F.; Karanja, L.; Siraj, M. Using mobile technology to help farmers make better agricultural decisions. CABI, Wallingford, UK (2014) 6 pp. [CABI impact case study series No. 6] [DOI: 10.1079/CABICOMM-64-56]