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  • Issue no. 76
  • February 2014

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Issue 26 Traditional plants

July 2005

This issue of ICT Update takes a look at projects that combine new technologies with traditional knowledge to provide scientific credence to herbal medicines, find new markets for traditional plant...

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Issue 25 Information & Documentation

May 2005

This issue of ICT Update takes a look at some recent initiatives to bridge gaps in the dissemination of agricultural information. Two of the projects presented in this issue are using a combination...

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Issue 24 Invasive Species

March 2005

As the process of globalization gathers pace, information, people and commodities move around the world more freely. With them, intentionally or unintentionally, come species that move across ecosystems,...

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Issue 23 WSIS

January 2005

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) brings together governments, United Nations agencies, industry leaders, civil society and non-governmental organizations, and media representatives...

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Issue 22 Youth and ICTs

November 2004

For many rural youth, ICTs – mobile phones, video games, cash dispensers or Internet cafes – are associated with an urban lifestyle. This is one of the many reasons why young people in ACP countries...

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Issue 21 GenARDIS award-winning projects 2003

October 2004

This special issue of ICT Update features reports on the nine winning projects in the first round of the Gender for Agricultural and Rural Development in the Information Society (GenARDIS) small grants fund.

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Issue 20 Agrometeorology

September 2004

When Samuel Morse invented the telegraph in 1843, meteorologists were among the first to promote the new technology, as it allowed them to communicate weather observations over large distances in real time.

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Issue 19 Forest management

July 2004

Theodore Roosevelt once said that ‘to exist as a nation, to prosper as a state and to live as people, we must have trees’. His words still reverberate more than half a century later, as the world...

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Issue 18 Mainstreaming ICTs

June 2004

The editors of ICT Update congratulate CTA on its 20th anniversary. This special issue is different from the regular ICT Update in that it focuses on the forward-looking theme Mainstreaming ICTs, digital futures in ACP agriculture.

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Issue 17 Land tenure

May 2004

In a world with limited arable land and growing populations, ICTs are increasingly becoming part and parcel of land policy. It’s easy to see why – ICTs offer affordable, efficient means of mapping...

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