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ACP-EU Update: Galileo and the ACP–EU cooperation

Galileo is a global satellite navigation system with a network of 30 satellites and ground stations under civilian control. Galileo, an initiative of the EU and the Europe...

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Q&A: Computerized land registration systems

Professor van der Molen, you have considerable experience in supporting the process of computerizing land registration systems in developing countries. In Africa, the Afri...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Telephony

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......

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.....

Web 2.0 for low bandwidth..

What’s the difference between web 2.0 and the web as we previously knew it? Fundamentally, the technology underlying both is the same, web 2.0 just has a few e.....

A touch of good health..

A locally developed touchscreen computer system helps to guide staff in rural health centres in Malawi through essential diagnosis and patient treatment procedur......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 63 - Adapting to climate change

Adapting to risk..

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

Forecasts for a fairer future..

An early warning system delivers rainfall data to Kenyan farmers’ cell phones...

Rapid response system..

An SMS service delivers quick answers to farmers’ climate questions...

Increasing the flow of data..

GIS improves rainfall data collection and information services in West Africa...

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