15.06.2014

ICT

The information stored in the backend is a key resource in gaining a farmer’s personal preferences.

Advantages of AgriConnect
• Farmers can use speech-like voice interactions to access, record or ask for information on crops, market prices, etc.
• It works in any low-cost, non-GPRS mobile phone.
• It is easily accessible for the non-English speaking population.
• It has the potential to be farmer’s Google as it enables farmers to use speech to navigate information portals/databases.

 

Sharada Balasubramanian and Catherine Gilon, Journalists, India