Lucy Wangeci Kuria of Kenya with her cow and her phone (via Flickr/Jeff Haskins).
A CABI-led consortium has gained GSMA funding to help three million people access nutrition information using mobile technology.
More than three million people in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia will soon be able to access vital nutrition and health information using mobile technology as part of a new project to help tackle malnutrition – a leading cause of child death worldwide. The GSMA Mobile for Development Foundation has appointed a CABI-led consortium as the global content provider to the mNutrition initiative – a UK Department For International Development (DFID)-funded project that aims to improve the nutritional status of more than three million people. The initiative will tackle malnutrition and help beneficiaries to access nutrition-based agricultural and health information using mobile technology.
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