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  • Issue no. 78
  • September 2014

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Women of Uganda Network

The Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) is a non-governmental organization established in May 2000. WOUGNET promotes the use of ICTs by women to enhance their capacities and opportunities for sharing and exchanging information and collaboration. Read more...

Kenya: Kenya Agricultural Commodity Exchange (KACE)

The Kenya Agricultural Commodity Exchange (KACE) was launched in 1997 to provide reliable and timely market information on commodity types, supply, demand, and prices to guide and enhance private sector participation in more efficient production and marketing. Link | Read more...

The Kenya Agricultural Commodity Exchange

Okolla The Kenya Agricultural Commodity Exchange (KACE) supplies reliable and timely information on the availability and prices of a wide range of commodities, and links buyers and sellers in domestic and global markets. Read more...

Web-based Q&A service for farmers in ACP countries

Henning Knipschild and Vivienne Oguya explain how CTA's web based question and answer service helps farmers to obtain expert advice. Read more...

Satellite surveillance of tuna fishing vessels

Andrew Richards looks at how the people of Tokelau, three coral atolls in the Pacific are benefiting from a regional effort to protect marine resources. Read more...

TechTip: Web-to-email, web pages via email

For many people in ACP countries, particularly those living in remote rural areas, non-existent or poor and expensive Internet connections are a daily reality. But that doesn’t mean you have to go without all the vital information on the World Wide Web. Read more...

Q&A: Multipurpose community telecentres in Africa

Can you give a short description of MCTs? Read more...

Q&A: ICTs and livestock performance

South Africa’s ARC Animal Improvement Institute (ARC-AII) is working to improve the biological and economic efficiency of animals through scientific research, development, evaluation and technology transfer. Read more...

Q&A: ICTs and land valuation services in Jamaica

Knowing the exact value of a piece of land is essential both for local governments, to enable them to levy appropriate taxes, and for farmers to calculate their annual budgets. Yet in order to establish the value of land, both parties often have to... Read more...

Q&A: Participating in the telecom policy dialogue

Mike Jensen has been promoting ICTs for development for more than 15 years, and has probably seen it all. In the early 1990s he travelled around Africa helping NGOs install their first store-and-forward email systems, which were supported by APC/GreenNet. Read more...

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