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Q&A: Precision farming and smallholders

Dr Stoorvogel, precision farming technologies are quite dazzling for the average development practitioner or policy maker. Could you briefly explain the basic principles o...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Software

Extending x-ray vision..

Using locally developed open source software, doctors in three rural hospitals in Mali can send digital copies of x-rays via the internet to the main city hospita......

A network for a new economy..

The Government of Rwanda’s document, ‘Vision 2020’, sets out plans that will transform the country’s economy from being largely dependent on agriculture to conc.....

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,......

Diversify to survive..

Public–private partnerships revive Botswana’s telecentre programme...

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 65 - Youth and ICTs

An attractive opportunity..

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

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...

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