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: Software

Accessing information by voice..

Getting up to date agricultural information to rural farmers has always been a challenge, especially in areas with low literacy rates. A system to read out text,......

Community methodology..

 A study by the Kyoto: Think Global, Act Local project shows that using open source software for data collection can be cost-effective for forest communities....

Adapting to risk..

Communities use GIS and GPS to assess climate risks in the Cook Islands...

Lessons out loud..

The Talking Book, a robust handheld audio computer, records locally produced agricultural and literacy information for Ghanaian farmers to play back in their own......

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

Support at the centre..

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

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...

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