Perspectives

Interesting times in ICTs

This 50th issue of ICT Update magazine comes at a time of many interesting developments. On 23 July 2009, broadband internet access was brought East Africa thanks to the Se...

Q&A

Finding the right balance

The farming world will only have a future if it can strike the right balance between the technical decisions farmers make and the management of energy supply.




EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Software

Delivering an extra message..

Specially developed open source software enables a South African project to send millions of targeted health messages to mobile phones users across the country. ...

Lessons out loud..

The Talking Book, a robust handheld audio computer, records locally produced agricultural and literacy information for Ghanaian farmers to play back in their own......

Input through data..

Since 2002, the SEND Foundation has been monitoring Ghana’s poverty reduction strategy, and researching whether the country’s poor have been benefitting from th.....

A program to reach many far.....

Software, developed especially to be used by nonprofit organizations, provides a quick and easy way to send information to a large number of people at the same time....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 65 - Youth and ICTs

The power of information..

Map Kibera uses GIS, SMS, video and the web to gather community data...

An attractive opportunity..

Audio conferencing helps to make farming a viable prospect for young Ghanaians ...

Moving with communities..

A portable computer kit delivers agricultural training to Ugandan nomadic pastoralists...

Tech solutions to agricultu.....

GIS and mapping improves marketing opportunities for rice farmers in Ghana...

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