‘Market information systems need to be regularly updated and developed to meet the needs of farmers.’ Pierre Traore, of OMA and RESIMAO.
EXPLORE ICT update
FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Internet
Initially known as Worknet, with trade union connections, the history of SANGONeT is closely linked to the social and political changes experienced by South Afri.....
At the moment, there is very little evidence of web 2.0 tools being used at the community level in developing countries. In Senegal, for example, people can list.....
From a small initial investment of their own money, a group of volunteers in Ghana has managed to build a wireless network spanning 20km. ...
As the internet has grown so has Kabissa, responding to problems and offering solutions to activists and members throughout Africa. ...
FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 76 - Mobile finance - next stop for agriculture
SmartMoney has grown from a small intervention targeting market inefficiencies between rural farmers and agriculture organisations to a community-wide rural payme......
A mobile platform called MoBiashara aims to reduce supply chain credit risk and compute an alternative credit scoring that promotes access to finance. ...
The Financial Identity Risk Management solution will provide consumer protection while enabling lenders to offer credit that can improve a borrower’s life and lif......
Emerging innovations in mobile finance are revolutionising the agricultural value chain and giving farmers greater access to a range of financial services. ...
- Drones for agriculture
- The power of online communities
- More than Mobile
- Data Revolution for Agriculture
- Building resilience for family farming
- Linking farmers to markets
- Mobile finance - next stop for agriculture
- ICT4Ag: Making it happen - post-conference issue
- ICT4Ag: setting the scene - pre-conference issue
- e-agriculture strategies
- Open access & open data
- Small Islands
- Agricultural research and ICTs
- Crowdsourcing and engagement
- Women and ICTs
- ICT innovation
- A future for telecentres
- Youth and ICTs