SciDev.Net, an online magazine aiming to ‘bring science and development together through news and analysis’, covers the work that Plantwise are doing with mobile in Kenya. It reports on how Plantwise’s mobile initiative is using new technologies to deliver good scientific information to agricultural extension workers in developing countries. This information aims to assist extension workers as they advice farmers how to prevent crop losses.
The full SciDev.net article can be read here: http://www.scidev.net/sub-saharan-africa/icts/news/kenya-trials-mobile-app-that-helps-farmers-tackle-pests.html
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A very good initiative by plantwise. Mobile technology to improve capacity and contribute towards food security in kenya