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Applab Grameen Presentation

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Applab Grameen Presentation

  1. 1. Combining mobile &human networks foragriculturalinformation deliveryMarc Charles WanumeRural Realities, Real Solutions, November 1-3rd2011 Johannesburg
  2. 2. Caroline Chelangat – A Rural Chicken Farmer Distance from farmers’ union/town: 30 km Distance from Ag ext station/sub county: 1 hr walk Income: <$1.25 a day Total Land Accessed: About 3 acres Education Level: Primary 775% of the world’s poor are rural and most are involved in farming
  3. 3. Public & Private Development Stakeholders The Model: Community knowledge worker
  4. 4. Discovered a ‘wise ’ neighbour
  5. 5. The network of these ‘wise’ neighbors is growingCoverageanddistributionis driven byag. extpartners CKW  4-6 villages  500-800 households 5-10 kmTraditional ext.  15-40 villages  3,000-9,000 households 50-300 km
  6. 6. CKW Program, Applab Uganda – October 2011 15 689 43,341 Districts CKWs Farmers Registered 38.79% 42 Repeat Usage 22,275 Crops & Livestock Surveys 308,059 358,653 Info Searches Total Interactions Sustainably improve the livelihoods of small- holder farmers especially women through access to information and services -Applab strategic objective
  7. 7. Smart Applications Local caching • Farmers aren’t always online • Network coverage isn’t yet 100% • Informational databases need to be accessible always • Saves money on frequently accessed information
  8. 8. CKW Search-What the farmers are asking about April 2010 - September 2011 # of info queries hits78661 68556 58354 19858 12087
  9. 9. Sustainable data collection • Simple to Complex surveys • Skip logic and input validation • Intelligent controls • Auto-saving • Remote survey management & submission • GPS, images, video, voice • Offline support • Time tracking
  10. 10. Demo of applicationsCKW searchSurveysDash board
  11. 11. Asante Sanahttp://grameenfoundation.orghttp://ckw.applab.orgcwanume@applab.org+256-772712895

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