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Q&A: Multipurpose community telecentres in Africa

MCTs are shared information and communication facilities for people in rural and isolated areas. They usually offer basic communication services such as telephone, fax, ty...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Telephony

The benefits of better serv.....

Access to telecommunication services can greatly improve economic growth. And this is especially the case in developing countries. According to the World Bank,.....

Digital class notes..

The Educational Support Network in Zambia enables teachers to use ICTs to produce locally relevant digital lesson notes for distribution to other schools in the c......

An evolving vision..

Development Gateway has changed significantly in response to external challenges and the emergence of new web-based technologies. Their experience highlights imp......

A touch of good health..

A locally developed touchscreen computer system helps to guide staff in rural health centres in Malawi through essential diagnosis and patient treatment procedur......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 63 - Adapting to climate change

Rapid response system..

An SMS service delivers quick answers to farmers’ climate questions...

Adapting to risk..

Communities use GIS and GPS to assess climate risks in the Cook Islands...

Increasing the flow of data..

GIS improves rainfall data collection and information services in West Africa...

Forecasts for a fairer future..

An early warning system delivers rainfall data to Kenyan farmers’ cell phones...

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