Connecting farmers to services
Access to Information Services can increase farm income by over
Potato farmers in the UK use
late blight alert services to help them decide when to spray and irrigation scheduling services to help them decide how much to water their crops.
of Smallholder Farmers lack access to any form of agricultural service
These services are not reaching farmers because the marginal cost of delivering into the smallholder market is too high.
«Climate Edge SMS Service has helped me provide real-time farming information to farmers within my network.
I use it to provide farming extension and market my agribusiness training.»
Michael N. Kaburi
Project coordinator FarmLINK Kenya