05 October 2008

Audio based farmer information systems: RAILS Consultation

FARA is currently working on an inventory of projects about audio based farmer information systems and on Agricultural Information on Demand using mobile phone [in Africa].

They are particularly interested in Farmer Information Systems in Africa which are going beyond Market Information Systems:
  • Voice-enabled information delivery services
  • National farmers information services
  • Dial-up Radio: Agricultural information on demand
  • Extension services based on mobile phone and database monitoring
  • E-learning for basic skills, agricultural education and market information
  • Video-based approaches
For more information, contact Mr. Francois Stepman : fstepman AT fara-africa.org

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