Time to Market

02 Zero hunger08 Decent work and economic growth
  • Year: 2003
  • Award: World Summit Award
  • Category: Inclusion & Empowerment
  • Producer: MANOBI
  • Country: Senegal
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The multi channel system Time to Market (T2M) makes available online and over mobile connections real-time market data regarding farm and sea harvests in Senegal. Producers and traders can use their mobile phones in WAP and SMS mode, PDA or Internet to check actual prices and availability of products. The price information and data on arrival of products at the markets are generated twice a day. Time to Market creates a win-win situation where supply and demand are better coordinated and users increase the efficiency of their small businesses and revenues.