Perspectives

Creating stronger links

‘ICTs are only as good as the information they communicate.’ Andrew Shepherd, consultant with CTA’s value chain development programme


Q&A

The value of communication

Improved access to cell phones has resulted in great changes through the entire cycle of farming life and along every link of the value chain.


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Where a simple search can lead

‘The story that started as an internet search has led to a new product for farmers, one that has received coverage from national media after only six months.’


EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Software

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A model of sustainability..

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A service to the community..

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 65 - Youth and ICTs

The power of information..

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Tech solutions to agricultu.....

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Moving with communities..

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An attractive opportunity..

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