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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: Hardware

Using BGAN to talk..

Using a VoIP conference call feature on a portable satellite connection, remote communities can express their opinions in their own language, and organizations ca......

News for the rest of us..

By drawing on web 2.0 tools to promote citizen journalism rabble.ca provides a template for others. This preview into the relaunch of the site shows that grassro......

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....

Making the marketplace mobile..

With internet and SMS TradeNet allows rural farmers to advertise their merchandise to an international market and find the fairest price for their crops....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 76 - Mobile finance - next stop for agriculture

Big data for smallholders..

The Financial Identity Risk Management solution will provide consumer protection while enabling lenders to offer credit that can improve a borrower’s life and lif......

Beyond cash..

SmartMoney has grown from a small intervention targeting market inefficiencies between rural farmers and agriculture organisations to a community-wide rural payme......

Reducing supply chain credi.....

A mobile platform called MoBiashara aims to reduce supply chain credit risk and compute an alternative credit scoring that promotes access to finance. ...

The agricultural mobile fin.....

Emerging innovations in mobile finance are revolutionising the agricultural value chain and giving farmers greater access to a range of financial services. ...

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