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Safaricom launches app for dairy farmers

Wednesday 26 June 2013 | 13:10 CET | News
Kenyan operator Safaricom, in partnership with Green Dreams, launched iCow, a SMS-based mobile application aimed at promoting smart dairy farming. By subscribing to the short code *285#, Kenya's 5 million dairy farmers can access tips on better farming methods to help them improve their dairy output and their revenues. The service costs KES 3 per message. iCow survey data shows farmers who have been on iCow for seven months begin to realise a milk increase of 2-3 litres per animal per day. This is an increase of about 610-930 litres a year which translates into an average increased income of

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Safaricom
Countries: Kenya
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