Young Voices

Dispatches from the Consom’Acteurs film festival

The first Consom’Acteurs film festival turned food and agriculture into popular topics of discussion among young people in Burkina Faso.  


Sustainable and scalable business models

Michael Elliott discusses different business models that can lead to success in the long term.  

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More than mobile

Cross-channel partnerships in ICT4Ag projects will deliver greater impact   


Video-based learning for rural communities

Rikin Gandhi and Aishwarya Pillai explain how video-based learning can encourage communities to be co-creators of knowledge and not just passive recipients.  


The web: a thing of the past, or here to stay?

Is the web an indispensable tool or an indispensable tool for the future of ICT4Ag?  


The creativity and passion of the private sector

The agricultural sector can make good use of the private sector’s creativity and passion.   


Government-supported e-extension

Grace Agili and Stephen Rono discuss the public sector’s efforts to introduce e-extension at the county level in Kenya.


The role of academic institutions

Academic institutions play a key role in addressing the challenges facing the agricultural  



Generating power and money..

The introduction of solar power systems to rural communities in East Africa is developing new business opportunities as well as providing affordable and safe elec......

Havana preserve us!..

Cuba has some 380,000 small vegetable gardens throughout the island’s cities and towns. In Havana allotments – or organiponicos, as Cubans call them – occupy 12%.....

A model of sustainability..

A new approach to telecentres in South Africa focuses on collaboration and partnerships...

Kenya: The health and agric.....

AIDS remains a major problem in Kenya, and it is often women and girls who bear the brunt of the pandemic. They have no rights to own property such as land, and.....

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