Perspectives

People at the centre of technology

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: CDROM & databases

Traditional Tree Initiative.....

Mr Embi, a cash crop farmer in eastern Papua New Guinea, has just received a CD-ROM containing some valuable information from an extension officer. Seated in.....

Conserving medicinal plants.....

In Ghana, traditional healthcare practices rely almost entirely on herbal medicines. Even in urban areas where modern synthetic drugs are readily available, many.....

SARITA: land documents – di.....

Farmer Rai Singh Bhika Padvi and his neighbour are standing in line at the local office of the Stamps and Registration Department (SRD) in Warana Nagar, in th.....

The Pacific Islands Pest Li.....

Blessed with a favourable climate and, very importantly, a generally low level of pests and diseases, Pacific island countries such as Fiji, Samoa and Tonga p.....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 80 - More than Mobile

NGOs in the ICT4Ag space..

Shaun Ferris discusses how different technologies have transformed the way NGOs work in communities affected by poverty and injustice.  ...

Scientific animations witho.....

How can we connect local and global experts to create and deploy educational content for low-literate learners in the form of animated videos?  ...

Using audio to deliver know.....

Audio is an effective way of delivering agriculture extension information to marginalised rural farmers.  ...

Farmer organisations offer.....

Farmer organisations can deliver ICT-based services to improve farmers’ incomes, reduce cost and wastage, and expand their markets  ...

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