3m Ethiopians Quest for M-farming Techniques


More than 70 percent of Ethiopians interested in M-farming skills are smallholder farmers

Somalilandsun – One reason farmers in Africa mostly produce so much less than those in other parts of the world is that they have limited access to the technical knowledge and practical tips that can significantly increase yields. But as the continent becomes increasingly wired, this information deficit is narrowing.
In Ethiopia, which already has one of the most extensive systems in the world for educating the 85 percent of the population who work the land for a living, this recognition has driven the development of a multilingual mobile phone-based resource centre. Continue reading Press 4 for fertilizer – M-farming in Ethiopia