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: Measuring

Rapid response system..

An SMS service delivers quick answers to farmers’ climate questions...

Direct data on demand..

A network of community knowledge workers (CKWs) in Uganda uses a suite of mobile applications to give farmers a broad range of information. The CKWs can provide f......

Protecting the lions’ share..

Combining satellite and mobile phone technology with knowledge from nomadic herdsmen in Cameroon will help prevent conflict between livestock and predatory lions....

Increasing the flow of data..

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

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 74 - ICT4Ag: setting the scene - pre-conference issue

Creating an enabling enviro.....

ACP agriculture is yet to benefit fully from the potential of ICTs. New approaches are needed to ensure the systematic use of ICT solutions, and to create an enab......

Emerging innovations in ICTs..

The conference will help to address the ‘inclusive’ component of ICT4Ag, or the idea that no one will be left out. It is imperative that emerging innovations supp......

Capacity strengthening ..

ICTs are powerful tools for accessing information, facilitating communication, improving decision making and improving the outreach development programmes. Howeve......

Digital springboard for inc.....

This issue presents an overview of ICT applications in agriculture on the occasion of the CTA-sponsored conference on ICT4Ag held in Kigali, Rwanda on 4–8 Novembe......

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