Perspectives

ACP-EU Update: Funding for the Information Society

Recently, in a communication to the WSIS Bureau, the EU expressed its opinion that ‘it is yet to be convinced as to the need for the creation of a separate Digital Solidar...

Q&A

Q&A: ICTs as tools for rural development

Dr Cooke, ‘e-Agriculture’ features prominently in the WSIS Plan of Action adopted in Geneva, but it has been largely absent from the agendas of subsequent conferences and...



EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Software

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.....

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.....

The benefits of better serv.....

Access to telecommunication services can greatly improve economic growth. And this is especially the case in developing countries. According to the World Bank,.....

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,......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 65 - Youth and ICTs

Tech solutions to agricultu.....

GIS and mapping improves marketing opportunities for rice farmers in Ghana...

Moving with communities..

A portable computer kit delivers agricultural training to Ugandan nomadic pastoralists...

The power of information..

Map Kibera uses GIS, SMS, video and the web to gather community data...

An attractive opportunity..

Audio conferencing helps to make farming a viable prospect for young Ghanaians ...

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