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In the mid-1960s, land reform in my country gave the land back to the farmers. This marked the end of feudalism, and although you might expect the farmers to have broken al...

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ICTs grow in agriculture

What was your first experience of ICTs being used to improve the livelihoods of farmers?In Nigeria the use of radio to broadcast agricultural information dates back to ind...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Radio

Diversify to survive..

Public–private partnerships revive Botswana’s telecentre programme...

Technology retains talent..

With little access to formal extension services, a rural Zambian community set up an internet connection to develop local agriculture, education and energy facili......

CLIPS: a radio project to t.....

Natural disasters such as droughts and floods can have devastating impacts on the economies of African countries. The availability, dissemination and applicatio.....

What the customer wants..

For farmers who want to expand their business and look for new market opportunities it is useful to find out what customers expect from their product, and then.....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 71 - Small Islands

Disaster risk management ..

In October 2005, leaders of Pacific nations at the 36th Pacific Islands Forum in Papua New Guinea endorsed A Framework for Action 2005–2015: Building the Resili.....

Towards Caribbean e-agricul.....

Information is the glue that holds together the members of value chains – from raw material processing, packaging and marketing, to the final consumer. Access t.....

An ICT-based development fr.....

The geographical isolation of small island economies may have limited their development in the past, but information and communication technologies can now help t.....

Mobile innovation on Caribb.....

The Caribbean offers a number of opportunities that make the region prime for the development of its mobile innovation.....

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