USAID Firms Project has partnered with Telenor Pakistan and Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to provide Information Communication Technology (ICT) based information and financial services to beneficiaries of the peach, potato and fisheries sector in Swat. This pilot will work to introduce SMS and Interactive Voice Response (IVR) information to beneficiaries directly on their mobile handsets. The Resource Partner, Telenor, will also provide branchless banking services to farmers in the region. A Gap Analysis of Mobile Banking and Analytical Overview of Mobile Agriculture Trading will also be undertaken during this period. It is planned that Information and Trading Centres will be established in the region to help in exchange of information and provide buyers/sellers with a platform for interaction.
|Location||Pakistan, South Asia|
|Value||USD 183 Thousand|