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Harnessing ICT strategies for ACP agriculture

Our guest editors discuss what is being done in ACP countries to develop e-strategies for the agricultural sector.


Q&A

Catapulted into the information society

To place this Q&A in context, could you tell us a little bit about your country?Vanuatu is an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean, an archipelago of some 83 isla...

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User-centred mobile app development

The advantages of a user-centric approach to app development


Tech Talk

ICT tools for the uneducated

ICTs have generally been viewed as a tool that can bring about sustainable change in agricultural and rural development in Africa. The challenge has been how to teach a l...

EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Software

VoIP in the wilderness..

With no fixed-line service and mobile phone operators reluctant to invest in rural areas, the Fantsuam Foundation decided to provide VoIP to customers on its wire......

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......

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,.....

Accessing information by voice..

Getting up to date agricultural information to rural farmers has always been a challenge, especially in areas with low literacy rates. A system to read out text,......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 65 - Youth and ICTs

The power of information..

Map Kibera uses GIS, SMS, video and the web to gather community data...

Moving with communities..

A portable computer kit delivers agricultural training to Ugandan nomadic pastoralists...

Tech solutions to agricultu.....

GIS and mapping improves marketing opportunities for rice farmers in Ghana...

An attractive opportunity..

Audio conferencing helps to make farming a viable prospect for young Ghanaians ...

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