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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...

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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Hardware

Satellite solutions..

Getting precise information helps relief organizations to take quick and effective decisions. UNOSAT analyses satellite data to give disaster managers the detail......

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.....

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......

Raising school standards..

SchoolNet Namibia has developed a computer lab that can be installed in any school in the country. This helps to simplify the training and technical support proc......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 76 - Mobile finance - next stop for agriculture

Big data for smallholders..

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......

The agricultural mobile fin.....

Emerging innovations in mobile finance are revolutionising the agricultural value chain and giving farmers greater access to a range of financial services. ...

Reducing supply chain credi.....

A mobile platform called MoBiashara aims to reduce supply chain credit risk and compute an alternative credit scoring that promotes access to finance. ...

Beyond cash..

SmartMoney has grown from a small intervention targeting market inefficiencies between rural farmers and agriculture organisations to a community-wide rural payme......

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