zaca is a mobile-based technology that seeks to improve rural livelihoods by providing resource-strapped farmers a platform to 1) aggregate produce information and 2) query current historical market produce wholesale and market prices. By making this information accessible via widely available SMS technology, data transparency is imposed on the market, curtaling the opportunities for farmers to be exploited.
Empower people through information. Improve livelihoods through innovation.
Implement an open source data aggregation system that facilitates transparent price flow to rural farmers in the Mexican state of Zacatecas.