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ACP-EU Update: Plant Resources of Tropical Africa (PROTA)

Plant Resources of Tropical Africa (PROTA) is a collaborative effort involving African and European scientists working at 10 research institutions (seven in Africa, three...

Q&A

Q&A: People and Plants International

How did PPI come about? PPI builds on the People and Plants Initiative, a partnership of UNESCO, WWF and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which ended in December 2004. Fro...



EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Internet

An evolving vision..

Development Gateway has changed significantly in response to external challenges and the emergence of new web-based technologies. Their experience highlights imp......

RANET: Bringing weather ser.....

A herdsman in the semi-desert region of northern Niger winds up his radio and tunes in to the daily weather report, in the hope that it will help him find suitab.....

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......

Raising school standards..

SchoolNet Namibia has developed a computer lab that can be installed in any school in the country. This helps to simplify the training and technical support proc......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 73 - e-agriculture strategies

An ICT-triggered rural know.....

An ICT-triggered rural knowledge revolution in India is helping to break down the barriers that stand between localised rural economies and globalised markets....

e-agriculture strategies: t.....

Many African countries have developed national e-governance, e-health and e-education strategies, yet many still lack an e-agriculture strategy. One exception is......

CARICOM’s e-agriculture str.....

CARICOM turns to ICTs to transform Caribbean agricultural production. ...

A telecom operator in West.....

Orange helps to make mobile services available to farmers in Niger ...

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