June 2018

Five ways Nigeria can realize mobile technology's potential for the unbanked

Although it’s Africa's largest economy, Nigeria is missing out on the region’s most exciting financial innovation: mobile money.
Twenty-one percent of adults in Sub-Saharan Africa have a mobile money account, nearly double the share from 2014, according to the latest Global Findex report.

The Central African Backbone project, central pillar of the digital revolution in Gabon

The expansion of the fiber optic network serves to increase productivity and enhance administrative efficiency.  Photo Credit: O. Hebga/World Bank

First East Africa digital conference extols VIA innovations

Delegates at the just concluded First East Africa Digital Farmers Conference and Exhibition held from May 29-31, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya, have extolled the meticulous use of water and nutrient smart technologies to promote efficient and cost effective irrigation in Malawi.

ASARECA was invited to present to over 400 delegates and exhibitors on digital solutions that the Virtual Irrigation Academy (VIA) Project to Improve Water and Agricultural Productivity in Tanzania and Malawi is deploying.

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