Perspectives

ACP-EU Update: PUMA, weather satellite data for Africa

The European Meteosat Second Generation (MSG) weather satellite programme is expected to transform national meteorological services in Africa. Anne Taube reports on the P...

Q&A

Q&A: ICTs, agrometeorology and farmers

Professor Stigter, what in your view have been the most significant contributions that ICTs have made to the study and practice of agrometeorology? In agrometeorology, a...



EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Radio

Getting the right price..

By making market information available on the internet, local radio and mobile phones, a network of village information centres has helped to improve farmers’ inc......

Increasing the flow of data..

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

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......

Hurricanes and Hams..

Jamaican amateur radio operators are serving their communities as extreme weather events – in particular hurricanes – increase in frequency across the Caribbean.......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 66 - A future for telecentres

Diversify to survive..

Public–private partnerships revive Botswana’s telecentre programme...

A model of sustainability..

A new approach to telecentres in South Africa focuses on collaboration and partnerships...

A service to the community..

A Kenyan resource centre uses ICTs to gather and share agricultural information...

Support at the centre..

Information centres in Ghana overcome challenges to serve rural communities...

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