The project was designed with the long-term vision for scaling and sustainability but also being cognizance of the dynamics in the sector and with the technologies being used.Read more
After over one and a half years of thoughtful and careful preparations, the Market-led, User-owned ICT4Ag-enabled Information Service (MUIIS) Service Bundle was officially launched at the Uganda country office on 8 March 2017.Read more
The development of MUIIS technology suite involves a team of technology, communication, data, agronomy and extension experts working together to create a package of bundled services enabled by ICTs.Read more
A key resource and asset for the MUIIS project is the farmer profiles. The estimated 350,000 farmers will have detailed profiles within the project database. The profiling is being carried out by a network of 200 MUIIS Service Agents (MSAs) through the existing networks of EAFF, AGRA and Mercy Corps.Read more
As part of the business plan of MUIIS, there needs to be a clear understanding on how the bundled information services (agronomic, weather and insurance) will be delivered to targeted customers. Different delivery channels such as SMS, USSD, IVR, and Call Centres are possible.Read more
MUIIS is an innovative project that uses the power of information and communication technologies and big data to support agricultural productivity in Uganda.Read more
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This project is funded by The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and being implemented through the Geodata for Agriculture and Water (G4AW) Facility of the Netherlands Space Office (NSO).