Can You Guess the 5 Key Traits of Sustainable ICTforAg Programs?

The proliferation of mobile phones among rural households in Kenya, Tanzania, and Ghana has seen a significant increase of digital information solutions for farmers. The AGRA financial inclusion team identified 150+ different ICT solutions in these countries that allow farmers to access information on market prices, good agronomical practices, and weather updates. However, research from GSMA, CTA, and Mercy Corps found that many of these solutions do not sustain beyond the life of an award or a typical three-year donor project due to flawed business models. To find out what does work, AGRA commissioned How to Grow and Sustain the Digital Harvest?

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Can You Guess the 5 Key Traits of Sustainable ICTforAg Programs?