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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 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.....

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.....

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......

Making stronger links..

Using the internet and mobile phones, small-scale farmers in East Africa are learning how to work efficiently with the traders who buy their goods. Linking Local......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 64 - Value chains

A smart fishing suite..

Mobile apps give a boost to the Trinidad and Tobago fish market.  ...

Talk about shared experience..

Radio and web 2.0 tools connect Caribbean farmers and agribusinesses ...

A new voice on the market..

Sibiri Sawadogo is a farmer in Burkina Faso. Over the past few years, using very simple farming techniques, he has managed to fight desertification by ‘re-green.....

Answering farmers’ needs..

A multi-purpose ICT centre in Nigeria connects farmers and researchers ...

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