Texting TradeNet: What’s the Price of Soya Beans?

Thursday, September 04, 2008 

By Edward Kutsoati and Sarah Bartlett

FarmerBridging market information gaps leads to a lower dispersion of market prices, and raises welfare levels, as traders and consumers search for the best prices on more markets. A mobile phone based technology developed by BusyLab, a Ghanaian tech company, to provide farmers with accurate and up-to-date crop market information via mobile text messaging is gradually closing the agricultural market information  gap in Ghana.

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