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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Telephony

Generating power and money..

The introduction of solar power systems to rural communities in East Africa is developing new business opportunities as well as providing affordable and safe elec......

Fuelling productivity..

For many countries, increasing agricultural productivity also requires more energy from expensive fuel sources. But several projects in West Africa show that bioe......

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....

Lessons out loud..

The Talking Book, a robust handheld audio computer, records locally produced agricultural and literacy information for Ghanaian farmers to play back in their own......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 64 - Value chains

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.....

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 ...

Answering farmers’ needs..

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

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