M-DALAG is voice-based Market Information System (MIS) that was launched on 13th November 2018 in Hargeisa. Shaqodoon has developed M-DALAG (mobile harvest) with funding from Netherland Government under the LEAD program and is backed by the Ministry of Agriculture in Somaliland and the largest telecommunication company, Telesom who provide subsided network fees to access the service through Telesom network for a period two years. M-DALAG allows farmers to call in through a toll free three digital short code and access voice-based information for free, it connects farmers directly with buyers, leading to wide market reach for farmers and reduction of losses of perishable farm products, access daily up-to-date market information, be connected to the nearest input seller, receive on demand expert advice through the ministry of Agriculture.
Currently the service has 300 farmers registered in Somaliland with plans to reach 5,000 farmers in the next five years throughout Somaliland and Somalia.