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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: Telephony

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......

Window to the world..

The war in northern Uganda has driven thousands of people from their homes to live in camps. Now, after a lot of trial an error, BOSCO Uganda has brought the int......

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,.....

Community methodology..

 A study by the Kyoto: Think Global, Act Local project shows that using open source software for data collection can be cost-effective for forest communities....

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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...

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...

Forecasts for a fairer future..

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

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