Precision Development (PxD) is a global non-profit organization that harnesses technology, data science, and behavioral economics to build digital services that empower people to change their own lives.

We build low-cost information systems at scale to share knowledge with the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged people. Our pioneering model of digital development is implemented in collaboration with partner organizations to maximize scale, and we continuously experiment, iterate and gather evidence on impact to improve service delivery and demonstrate our value.




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The latest from the Precision Blog

Information for adaptation: Assisting Kenyan farmers on the frontline of climate change
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Q2 2022: Progress Report!
We are pleased to present our second progress report for 2022, …
Befriending the farmer: Reflections on building and transitioning the Ama Krushi service
On 1 August 2022, PxD completed the transition of the management …
Twelve months, 2,800 farmers and a new country: Colombia UK Pact Project
In consortium with Rare and The Nature Conservancy (TNC), PxD received …
Have farmers bounced back from the initial shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic? Results from a multi-country analysis
Given existing poverty, dependence on agriculture for livelihoods, and lack of …
IFAD story about our partnership in Pakistan
Our partner and funder, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), …
Brewing better weather services for Indian coffee farmers
Accurate, medium-range weather forecasting information can help mitigate smallholder farmers’ exposure …
PxD Tech Demonstration at the 2022 Global Digital Development Forum
Uzoamaka Ugochukwu, PxD's Nigeria Country Launch Manager, was selected to present …
Reading the coffee grounds: A landscape analysis of challenges confronting Indian coffee growers
Precision Development (PxD) has completed a landscape analysis to more systematically …
Increasing information sharing with women farmers in Odishan smallholder households
Precision Development (PxD) recognizes that the informational needs of poor women …
Taking advice: Speaking to farmers to inform more effective services
Precision Development (PxD) leverages needs assessment research to inform our agricultural …
Cottoning on: A free weather product for Punjab’s cotton belt
PxD is building a free weather forecast product for cotton farmers …
Weathering the storm: Smallholder farmers and the untapped potential of weather forecasts
Accurate weather forecasts would reduce uncertainty for farmers, yet they are …
Research in Progress (and in Practice): 2021 in Review
Precision Development's goal is to generate large aggregate impacts for the …
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Services built and supported by PxD service over seven million users across ten countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.