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iCow is a mobile agricultural app that connects farmers to agricultural practices that they would otherwise not have access to. <ref>[ farmer centric mobile app - CTA. Retrieved 23 September 2019.]</ref> It is simple, cost-effective and in real-time, with the aim of upscaling animal farmers in East Africa by sending them three SMS’s a week. It is an SMS and voice-based app with each SMS costing 10 Kenyan shillings.<ref>[ iCow is Helping Kids in Africa Avoid Life-Damaging Nutritional Stunting Using SMS - Forbes. Retrieved 23 September 2019.]</ref>
The app uses videos to share agricultural practices on animal and crop production<ref>[ up Kenya online services for one million more farmers - ITWeb Africa. Retrieved 23 September 2019.]</ref> and is available in Kenya and Tanzania in English and Kiswahili and in Ethiopia where it is available in Oromiffo, Amharic, and Tigringnia. It is a connecting platform between farmers and input providers, agricultural financial service providers, veterinary experts, agricultural extension service providers, NGO’s and the government in the agricultural ecosystem.

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