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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: GIS

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......

Mapping sweet potato in Eas.....

Using participatory rural appraisal (PRA) methods, they collect information about local varieties, including current production constraints, and germplasm sample.....

Increasing the flow of data..

GIS improves rainfall data collection and information services in West Africa...

Addressing territorial disp.....

Many farmers in Somaliland are former refugees who abandoned their farms and fled to Ethiopia during the civil wars in Somalia in the late 1980s and early 1990s......

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

Unlocking the market ..

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

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