There are now over 65 mobile phones for every 100 people living in Africa.
And NGOs like Gorta Self Help Africa are harnessing the potential of mobile technology, in the fight against hunger.
A new mobile phone based text and advice service ensures that farmers in Malawi are accessing up to date information on their crops and harvests.
To read more about how mobile phones are transforming agriculture across Africa, have a look here:
“Open Data, mobiles and Development” (Dóchas, 2011)
Is there an App for Human Development? (Dóchas, 2011)