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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: Measuring

Rapid response system..

An SMS service delivers quick answers to farmers’ climate questions...

Escaping the rising sea..

Mangrove forests in the tropical and subtropical coastal areas harbour rich ecosystems and protect the coastlines from erosion and damage from storms. Their econ......

Water, soil and data..

A project in Swaziland uses remote sensing and GIS to identify irrigable farmland. The data are analysed to improve the efficiency of project management processes....

Saving traditions..

The indigenous Ngalia people of Western Australia have adapted a wide variety of technologies in their fight to preserve their traditional knowledge and culture....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 74 - ICT4Ag: setting the scene - pre-conference issue

Creating an enabling enviro.....

ACP agriculture is yet to benefit fully from the potential of ICTs. New approaches are needed to ensure the systematic use of ICT solutions, and to create an enab......

Digital springboard for inc.....

This issue presents an overview of ICT applications in agriculture on the occasion of the CTA-sponsored conference on ICT4Ag held in Kigali, Rwanda on 4–8 Novembe......

Capacity strengthening ..

ICTs are powerful tools for accessing information, facilitating communication, improving decision making and improving the outreach development programmes. Howeve......

Emerging innovations in ICTs..

The conference will help to address the ‘inclusive’ component of ICT4Ag, or the idea that no one will be left out. It is imperative that emerging innovations supp......

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