Growing more maize with a mobile phone

12 September, 2012 by (comments)

If you want to know why Eric Owandu now considers his mobile phone one of the most important tools on his farm, have a look at this article, just published in New Agriculturist.

Eric is one of around 1,600 smallholders in Western Kenya currently trialling a new text messaging service, as part of the  CIAT-led Africa Soil Information Service (AfSIS). It has helped him boost food production on his farm – and he’s encouraging more farmers to sign up to the scheme.

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