February 14, 2017

TaroWorks At Work In The Field With FarmerLink

Elaine Chang

TaroWorks At Work In The Field With FarmerLink

You may know that TaroWorks is an offline CRM and mobile app, which helps organizations manage their field operations, but you probably don’t know that it’s also the base upon which Grameen Foundation built its successful FarmerLink mobile technology platform now in use in the Philippines.

Have a look at this video (below) to see how the combination of TaroWorks and other functionality Grameen built into this service perform in the field. Grameen also shares the five lessons learned using mobile technology to help build farmer resilience.

FarmerLink “connects coconut farmers with a range of services and information: from agricultural loan products and micro-insurance to real-time weather data to advice on crop pest management. Together, these services help farmers strengthen their businesses, build resilience, and mitigate losses due to changing climate and extreme weather.” (Read More)

A farmer profile uploaded from a mobile device using Grameen Foundation's FarmerLink app powered by TaroWorks and Salesforce.com

A farmer profile uploaded from a mobile device using Grameen Foundation’s FarmerLink app powered by TaroWorks and Salesforce.com

You can read more about FarmerLink as well:

  • “Bringing Coconut Farmers into the 21st Century Through Mobile Agriculture” (Food Tank)
  • “Combining agriculture with technology: FarmerLink” (TaroWorks)

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About the author...

Elaine Chang

Elaine Chang

Director, Market Development and Customer Success

Elaine’s background in marketing research and data analytics has shaped her goal of helping organizations use insights from better data to create positive change in communities. She has a BS in Marketing and Finance from New York University, and an MBA from the University of Michigan. Elaine is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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