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Jan Willem van Casteren

Agricultural economist providing Technical Assistance on Value Chain Analyses and Development to the Ministry of Agriculture of Somalia

Trained agricultural economist from Wageningen University and currently provides Technical Assistance on Value Chain Analyses and Development to the Ministry of Agriculture of Somalia.

Jan Willem van Casteren

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Two innovative enterprises have integrated a weather service system within an agro advisory service for farmers in East Africa. The eProd handheld device collects the GPS locations and agronomic information such as soil type, seed variety and planting date. aWhere combines this information with their weather data so farmers can now be sent SMS weather forecasts, spray alerts, fertiliser advice and yield projections.

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