EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: GPS

First things first..

After years of ignoring or circumscribing urban agriculture, some cities in developing countries have begun to embrace the phenomenon, as they now see its benefi.....

Small groups, large forests..

Farmers working with the TIST Program have been using handheld computers and portable GPS receivers since 1999 to collect data for carbon credit trading. ...

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......

Moving with communities..

A portable computer kit delivers agricultural training to Ugandan nomadic pastoralists...

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

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.....

High-quality science benefi.....

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

Opening access – views from.....

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

No longer ‘publishing as us.....

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

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