iCow:Training African Farmers through Texts

iCow:Training African Farmers through Texts

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Tariffs and Trade Wars, Breakup w/ Your Smartphone, Wrinkle in Time

Episode: Tariffs and Trade Wars, Breakup w/ Your Smartphone, Wrinkle in Time

  • Mar 7, 2018
  • 11:21 mins

Guest: Su Kahumbu, Founder of iCow, CEO, Green Dreams Tech Limited According to USAID, 75 percent of Kenyans make at least some of their living from farming. But Kenyan farms don’t produce as much as they could. Su Kahumbu has come up with a simple solution for Kenyan farmers to improve their productivity using technology they already have in hand—their cell phones. It’s called iCow and it delivers information to farmers one text message at a time. Listen to Kahumbu's TED talk

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