Improving efficiency of market information through ICT

Experts in agricultural market information from the Pacific have been called to work with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and international organisations to establish new market information systems using information and communication technology.

Through a collaborative effort with international partners, SPC stands to improve the quality and consistency of market information supplied to stakeholders such as small farmers, farmer organisations, wholesalers and exporters and to facilitate greater market participation. In particular, SPC is working to establish Web- and mobile phone-based mechanisms to disseminate information and reach farmers, including those in the most remote areas. Read more here

Source: Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Fiji

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