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Q&A: ISRIC, soils and ACP farmers

What are the key problems relating to soils for farmers in ACP countries? For the majority of small farmers in ACP countries the three major factors limiting production...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Measuring

The community call box..

A pilot project to introduce payphones, connected to satellite networks, is providing telephone services to remote communities and helping to develop the telecoms......

A balanced delivery..

Irrisat-SMS combines satellite data, information from local weather stations and feedback from farmers to deliver daily, detailed irrigation scheduling advice via......

Adapting to risk..

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

Logging the forest..

The Mbendjele Pygmies of the Republic of Congo are working together with an international logging company to help protect their forest environment. Using handhel......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 74 - ICT4Ag: setting the scene - pre-conference issue

Emerging innovations in ICTs..

The conference will help to address the ‘inclusive’ component of ICT4Ag, or the idea that no one will be left out. It is imperative that emerging innovations supp......

Digital springboard for inc.....

This issue presents an overview of ICT applications in agriculture on the occasion of the CTA-sponsored conference on ICT4Ag held in Kigali, Rwanda on 4–8 Novembe......

Creating an enabling enviro.....

ACP agriculture is yet to benefit fully from the potential of ICTs. New approaches are needed to ensure the systematic use of ICT solutions, and to create an enab......

Capacity strengthening ..

ICTs are powerful tools for accessing information, facilitating communication, improving decision making and improving the outreach development programmes. Howeve......

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