Smartphones preloaded with pest control applications have been distributed to more than 300 officials of the Agriculture Department in Pakistan.
According to a press release, the applications are designed to provide them with detailed pest situation reports on different crops with guided management plans included.
With the available information from their smartphones, the department will then take further agricultural initiatives.
Pakistan’s economy relies heavily on the agricultural sector of the country. For this reason, Telenor, the biggest cellular operator and service provider of mobile finance in rural areas of Punjaband, and other business corporations continue to find ways to develop the sector.
Zeb, Y. (2017, August 18). Officials of Agriculture department get smartphones with pest control mobile applications – RS-Tech.