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Mobilising medical support

Many developing countries, faced with a drastic shortage of trained medical personnel, increasingly rely on community health workers to provide at least a basic level of ca...

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The best of health

How do rural communities benefit from e-health? E-health can benefit rural communities in so many ways. It is only when you are healthy that you can sustain work on the la...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Internet

No time to wait..

The availability of broadband internet has increased rapidly in developing countries in the last few years, but it is still almost exclusively limited to users i.....

A profitable trade..

Profits from fair trade products made by women in rural Swaziland go back to the communities to support food security initiatives and some very innovative small-b......

Sharing information..

A growing range of web 2.0 applications is revolutionizing how information can be accessed and shared. The experience of Euforic shows how these tools can be app......

Using BGAN to talk..

Using a VoIP conference call feature on a portable satellite connection, remote communities can express their opinions in their own language, and organizations ca......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 75 - ICT4Ag: Making it happen - post-conference issue

Making it happen..

The ICT4Ag conference held in Rwanda in November 2013 was unique in that it brought together a highly representative body of delegates from the ICT and agricultur......

Supporting change processes..

Capacity strengthening  Saskia Harmsen discusses a number of topics that were covered in her sessions of capacity strengthening, including the importance of......

A living database for ICT4Ag..

Emerging innovations in ICTs  Ben Addom, coordinator of the ‘Emerging innovations’ stream, talks about the effort to create a ‘living database’ of ICT4Ag sol......

Pooling strengths and resou.....

Creating an enabling environment  Dady Demby discusses various aspect of ‘enabling environment’, including how to create a balance between public and private......

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