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Q&A: Trends in agricultural extension and ICTs

These and related questions were the central themes of CTA’s ICT Observatory workshop ‘ICTs – transforming agricultural extension?’ in September 2003. Among the participan...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: GPS

Fintrac’s mobile office: de.....

Imagine this: extension workers and technicians who go around the country in mobile offices equipped with a wide range of top-notch ICTs such as a global posi.....

The soils lab in a suitcase..

A technique previously used by the pharmaceutical industry to ensure quality control in medicines is taking off as a tool that could deliver major increases in f.....

Farming from space: precisi.....

Golder Associates Africa has introduced the first auto-steer tractor on the continent, to Agadi farm, an 80,000 ha rain-fed farm in Blue Nile state in eastern Su.....

Ethiopia: Analyzing the pat.....

The Borana lowlands in southern Ethiopia have traditionally been managed as a common property resource by a number of pastoralist groups. In this variable and fr.....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 72 - Open access & open data

No longer ‘publishing as us.....

Today’s ICT-driven world provides new opportunities for scientists to leverage open data to create important breakthroughs....

High-quality science benefi.....

Open access publishing can help spread knowledge and move science forward....

Open data and open science ..

Modern science relies on data – lots of data that are complex and diverse. Open science – scientific results, the data that feed them, the software that sits be.....

Opening access – views from.....

Open access initiatives in Africa are helping countries there face development challenges....

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