Yared Mammo is a hybrid of two professions – PhD in Information Science and MSc in Rural development and Agricultural Extension. He teaches and writes module for Agricultural Information and Communication Management (AICM) regional MSc program. He has been publishing articles in different international journals and advising MSc students for some years now. He has been the Head of Knowledge and Library Centre for Haramaya University for 16 years.
Mobile phones are more than tools for communicating; farmers consider them as a status symbol in society. Mobile money provides complementary services to farmers in the areas of banking, insurance and microfinance.
CTA is a joint institution operating under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement between the ACP Group of States (Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific) and the EU Member States (European Union). CTA is funded by the European Union.