Knowledge for Development

'Sènèkèla’: new mobile information services for Malian farmers

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Date: 30/06/2014

Introduction:

'Sènèkèla' is the new mobile information services for Malian farmers developed with the help of IICD, Orange Labs, RONGEAD and the Malian Institute of Rural Economy (IER). The 24-hour information service comprises an SMS/USSD information service and a call centre, serviced by specialised agricultural experts. It provides information on the prices in different markets in the regions of Sikasso and Koulikoro, and information on crops such as corn, shea butter, onion, cashew and shea nuts.  

(IICD, 02/04/2014)  

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