Name iCow
Source Green Dream TECH Ltd
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Description iCow is an agricultural information service to help farmers enhance their productivity. Smallholder farmers are estimated to sell an average of 3 to 5 litres per day; calculations show that 15 litres per day is the required production to bring a family over the poverty line.
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Lead Institution Green Dream TECH Ltd
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Partners US Aid, The Indigo Trust, Infonet Biovision, SafariCom, elea, accenture
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Type Software
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Open source No
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Plug & Play Yes
Outputs compatible with indicators from Official Statistics N/A
Status Unknown
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    Internal Comment iCow: Apps4Africa Winner 2010, interesting as a channel for collection as well as dissemination of agricultural information
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    Created On 2014-04-12
    Updated On 2017-09-18
    Status Published
    Develop capability improvements