infoDev launches mAgri challenge

infoDev’s Mobile Innovation program, in partnership with Sweden, is proud to announce the mAgri Challenge. Building upon previous World Bank challenges, five teams will be invited to a Mobile Startup Camp in November 2013 for a chance to refine their models and practice pitching their businesses to angel investors.

The World Bank and other organizations have gathered information on many agricultural mobile applications and produced detailed case studies on such apps in select countries.  Perhaps best known for providing market and extension information and increasing purchasing power of farmers, mobile agri apps can also improve agricultural supply chain integration, increase access to extension services, and facilitate global market linkages.

 Read more at: http://www.infodev.org/mAgri#