Perspectives

Creating stronger links

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


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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: Hardware

Going Local..

Using television, radio, the web and printed publications, a project in the Pacific island of Pohnpei restores interest in traditional crops and promotes healthy......

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Frustrated by the lack of mainstream media attention, international human rights organizations are using the internet to maintain focus on the conflict in Darfur....

Spreading the net..

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.....

Lessons out loud..

The Talking Book, a robust handheld audio computer, records locally produced agricultural and literacy information for Ghanaian farmers to play back in their own......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 73 - e-agriculture strategies

An ICT-triggered rural know.....

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A telecom operator in West.....

Orange helps to make mobile services available to farmers in Niger ...

e-agriculture strategies: t.....

Many African countries have developed national e-governance, e-health and e-education strategies, yet many still lack an e-agriculture strategy. One exception is......

CARICOM’s e-agriculture str.....

CARICOM turns to ICTs to transform Caribbean agricultural production. ...

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