River prediction app supports farmers in Nigeria

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Increasingly, apps are used to help tackle environmental issues. Here at Springwise we have seen technology used to crowdsource a map of unsafe drinking water, a water saving app which helps Spanish farmers calculate the best time to water their strawberries and an open source app that connects traditional South African fishers to markets. Now, a collaboration between the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the International Water Management Institute is helping to warn Nigerian farmers about the risk of flooding.

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