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All things ICT and mobile germane to the base of the pyramid

Lee Babcock will participate in the e-Agriculture Online Forum on the use of ICTs for Resilience from November 28th, through December 13th, 2016 – for more information visit: http://www.e-agriculture.org/forums/forum-archive/forum-icts-resilience

Lee Babcock will participate in the e-Agriculture Online Forum on the use of ICTs for Resilience from November 28th, through December 13th, 2016 – for more information visit: http://www.e-agriculture.org/forums/forum-archive/forum-icts-resilience

LHB Associates currently has teams on the ground in Nigeria and Ghana doing cash usage behavior research (CUBeR) with cassava farmers

They are doing focus group discussions and surveys.  Dr. Babcock is doing key informant interviews with cassava agribusinesses, mobile financial service providers, financial institutions and other stakeholders.  Our client would like the results of the CUBeR to inform how cassava digital payments alliances might be created.

Mobile Money – Malawi 2016

Social cash transfer FGD participants in Malawi receiving their allowances on mobile money   A Malawi agro dealer and grocer that is an Airtel Money and TNM Mpamba agent   A Malawi grocer that is also a TNM Mpamba agent   A Malawi sundries store and tailor that is also an Airtel Money agent   A Malawi focus group discussion (FGD) about mobile money   A Malawi grocer that is also a Zoona agent   TNM Mpamba fee schedule – a 10000 kW (~$14.50 USD) cash out comes with a ~50 cent (USD) fee