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: Telephony

Shea quality..

The Star Shea Network brings together rural women’s groups that specialise in harvesting and processing nuts from the shea tree. The network helps more than 3,0.....

Fuelling productivity..

For many countries, increasing agricultural productivity also requires more energy from expensive fuel sources. But several projects in West Africa show that bioe......

VoIP in the wilderness..

With no fixed-line service and mobile phone operators reluctant to invest in rural areas, the Fantsuam Foundation decided to provide VoIP to customers on its wire......

Window to the world..

The war in northern Uganda has driven thousands of people from their homes to live in camps. Now, after a lot of trial an error, BOSCO Uganda has brought the int......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 64 - Value chains

Answering farmers’ needs..

A multi-purpose ICT centre in Nigeria connects farmers and researchers ...

A smart fishing suite..

Mobile apps give a boost to the Trinidad and Tobago fish market.  ...

A new voice on the market..

Sibiri Sawadogo is a farmer in Burkina Faso. Over the past few years, using very simple farming techniques, he has managed to fight desertification by ‘re-green.....

Talk about shared experience..

Radio and web 2.0 tools connect Caribbean farmers and agribusinesses ...

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