2018 Forum programme

Mr. Junaid Basir
Mr. Junaid Basir

Head of Mobile Agriculture
Telenor Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd.
Pakistan

Biography

Junaid Basir is head of mobile agriculture for Telenor Pakistan.

Despite being an agricultural country, Pakistan still needs nurturing innovation capacity and best practices to leverage the opportunities farming and agriculture have to offer. Telenor Pakistan, a mobile operator and digital services provider, launched Mobile Agriculture services. These services aim at fostering an open innovation ecosystem whereby partnerships are created between Telenor’s Mobile Agriculture service and tech start-ups to co-create and build innovative disruptive solutions together to address the needs of Pakistan’s rural based farmers.