Content tagged with Mobile Technology

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A New Force Behind Farming

Mobile communication technology has evolved so quickly and become one of the world’s most common way of transmitting information. In Sub-Saharan Africa there are more than 650 million people subscribed to mobile services. Imagine - how does a smallholder farmer in Africa gets updates on market trends, advice on farming technologies, interesting know-how and even weather condition? Read on

 DFID - UK Department for International Development

Mobile Technology and Sustainable Development

With mobile devices becoming cheaper and network coverage growing stronger, the uptake of mobile technology is still on an upward swing. Given the ubiquity of mobile phones and their use among a broad cross-section of the global population, many creative thinkers are harnessing the potential of mobile technology to bridge knowledge gaps, alleviate poverty and help our environment. Read on