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Q&A: Multipurpose community telecentres in Africa

MCTs are shared information and communication facilities for people in rural and isolated areas. They usually offer basic communication services such as telephone, fax, ty...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Hardware

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......

Power to the community..

Using hydro and solar energy, a village in Kenya now boasts the first hybrid zero emission power supply in the country. The community power centre provides a stab......

Localizing languages..

A partnership to provide technology in African languages is helping to make technology more accessible to people across the continent....

New crops from old PCs..

Refurbished computers provide internet and e-learning to rural communities in Uganda. Farmers there have increased crop production and their annual income. ...

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 77 - Linking farmers to markets

Five ways of engaging the y.....

Young peoples’ affinity with ICTs and their ability to innovate is the key to moving mAgriculture forward.  ...

Unlocking the market ..

The use of mobile apps by smallholder farmers in Kenya has helped them to gain access to markets.  ...

Apps for small agri-busines.....

ICT applications are helping entrepreneurs in the Caribbean agricultural sector through every stage of the business cycle.  ...

Improving sales strategies.....

N’Kalo is helping farmers improve their sales strategies and increasing their profits.  ...

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