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Q&A: The invasive species problem

Dr Howard, why is the issue of invasive alien species important for agriculture in ACP countries? Invasive alien species are those that come from outside a particular e...



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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......

The access road..

By using existing roads and communication systems, rural communities in Rwanda can connect to the internet via passing buses fitted with Wi-Fi....

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......

Making the village global..

The village of El Limon in the Dominican Republic has had wireless internet for almost 10 years. The network continues to expand and have a major impact on the e......

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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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