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How might farmers get information about techniques, resources and pricing at times when this information is most actionable?

Much of the information that small-scale farmers need – about weather, the health of their crops, farming techniques, market prices, etc. – is time sensitive. Yet many many of them live in remote areas, with limited access to technology. Keeping in mind these constraints, let’s design solutions that get information into the hands of small scale farmers, so that key decisions can be made that take into account the best information possible.

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Tools to help farmers decide what to grow and how, by combining localised soil, climate, pest and market data and delivering it via mobile

Tools to help farmers decide what to grow and how, by combining localised soil, climate, pest and market data and delivering it via mobile

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Provide weather forecasts complementing contextual and timely agronomic advisory to farmers through their mobiles thereby reducing wastage.

Provide weather forecasts complementing contextual and timely agronomic advisory to farmers through their mobiles thereby reducing wastage.

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A Mobile App that enables farmers to manage their farms online using an android mobile phone and get information relating to agriculture

A Mobile App that enables farmers to manage their farms online using an android mobile phone and get information relating to agriculture

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