Perspectives

Making the web more mobile

When Tim Berners-Lee invented the world wide web in 1989, he was the first and only user. Now, just 20 years later, there are almost 1.5 billion users. That is an incredibl...

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Mobile information options

Small, portable devices, such as netbooks and smartphones, are becoming increasingly popular. Will this type of equipment be useful in rural communities?Mobile phones are b...



EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Monitoring

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....

Logging the forest..

The Mbendjele Pygmies of the Republic of Congo are working together with an international logging company to help protect their forest environment. Using handhel......

From the web to the phone..

In Chile, the Mobile Information Project takes advantage of the growing ubiquity of mobile phones to deliver agricultural information from the web directly to far......

Hurricanes and Hams..

Jamaican amateur radio operators are serving their communities as extreme weather events – in particular hurricanes – increase in frequency across the Caribbean.......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 70 - Agricultural research and ICTs

The right information at th.....

Building a multidisciplinary platform that links science with technology....

Research-based advice for f.....

An ICT service provides farmers with research-based advice to boost food production...

Sharing local knowledge..

ICTs help researchers to gather information more effectively from the field...

Promoting interactivity..

Interactive radio and video help researchers to engage with farmers...

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