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Tackling food insecurity with mobile technologies

Tackling food insecurity with mobile technologies

CABI, with experts White October, have developed a Factsheet app. The app takes already available information from the Knowledge Bank, and provides a portable electronic library to aid pest and disease diagnosis. 

The first pilot in Kenya (a CABI member country) has just begun and CABI staff from the UK visited and trained plant doctors from clinics around the capital. They showed them how to use tablet computers and how to make the most of the specially designed app and other e-resources in addition to using the new ‘e-prescription form’.

Read more about the story on the Plantwise blog