Middle Farm to Malawi

Self Help AfricaMalawi, News

Shropshire farmer and writer travelled to Malawi this year to see for herself how small-scale farmers live off the land in this southern African country.

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Quarter million use farm phone service

Self Help AfricaEnterprise Development, featured, Malawi, News

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A mobile phone information service established by Self Help Africa in 2014 to provide timely information to rural poor farmers, has been used almost a quarter of a million times within its start. Launched in Malawi late last year, the ‘321’ voice activated service provides subscribers to the country’s largest mobile phone network with a suite of farm information services that they can access at the push of a button.

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Dialling in to phone initiative

Self Help AfricaMalawi, News

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There has been exceptionally strong take-up for a new mobile phone-based agriculture information system rolled out by Self Help Africa in Malawi. Launched just weeks ago, the system has to-date been accessed by over 85,000 unique phone users across the country.

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