Digital Transformation in Africa

Admin
By Admin December 3, 2017 16:23

Digital Transformation in Africa

Africa leads the world in mobile adoption, which continues to offer the biggest cross-sectoral economic opportunities. Mobile  payment  networks,  pioneered in East Africa, opened the wired, global economy to poor, unbanked city and rural dwellers. Companies such as Novartis are using mobile communications to manage their supply chain; Olam has used mobile to reach out to new African suppliers and farmers. These mobile initiatives have achieved huge successes.

To  illustrate:  In   2014,   Ethiopia  set up  a telephone hotline allowing small farmers immediate access to advice from agronomists, with over 3 million calls done in the first six months of the pilot program. Mobile is the area where Africa has pushed beyond the boundaries in the developed world, and African tech incubators are pushing to innovate.

Admin
By Admin December 3, 2017 16:23
Write a comment

No Comments

No Comments Yet!

Let me tell You a sad story ! There are no comments yet, but You can be first one to comment this article.

Write a comment
View comments

Write a comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*