Information technology has greatly benefited the agriculture sector. You’ve probably read multiple articles that say ‘mobile phones empower farmers,’ but I wanted to ask the farmers themselves. Last year, I conducted a research on how rural farmers in Tanzania were using Tigo Kilimo. To learn why farmers were using this SMS based agricultural service, I spoke to 10 farmers who use the …



What are three best practices for implementing mobile programs for social change in developing countries? Here are some of the key insights Text to Change has learned since 2008 for best practices for Mobiles for International Development.