Benin agri market launches ICT project
GOVERNMENT| Jan. 19, 2013, 7:39 a.m.
Benin has launched a project that will collect and disseminate food market prices by SMS.
Aiming to revolutionise the market information system, the project will see market information collected, analysed and shared on around 30 food products from 50 representative markets nationwide.
Dr Touré Yacoubou, DC Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, received the laptops and mobile phones, external hard drives and internet connection keys necessary to start the project this week.
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