Perspectives

ACP-EU Update: Giving youth a voice in policy making

A delegation of the group presented their policy recommendations to ACP ambassadors and other representatives in Brussels, Belgium, on October 1. Noting that young peop...

Q&A

Q&A: Opening up a world of opportunities

What are the main challenges facing youth in rural areas of ACP countries? What I would rather call the main ‘issue’ facing youth in general is that young people are not...



EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Other

A profitable trade..

Profits from fair trade products made by women in rural Swaziland go back to the communities to support food security initiatives and some very innovative small-b......

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....

New crops from old PCs..

Refurbished computers provide internet and e-learning to rural communities in Uganda. Farmers there have increased crop production and their annual income. ...

Campaigning against conflict..

Frustrated by the lack of mainstream media attention, international human rights organizations are using the internet to maintain focus on the conflict in Darfur....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 61 - Market connections

What the customer wants..

For farmers who want to expand their business and look for new market opportunities it is useful to find out what customers expect from their product, and then.....

Network support..

Over the past few decades, sugar and bananas were the most common agricultural products grown in the Caribbean. However, with the recent decline in these two se.....

The added value of technology..

Ghanaian agricultural businesses have many of the key requirements to compete in the global marketplace. The country has a stable government, a favourable growi.....

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.....

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