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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Hardware

Linking civil society..

Initially known as Worknet, with trade union connections, the history of SANGONeT is closely linked to the social and political changes experienced by South Afri.....

Making the marketplace mobile..

With internet and SMS TradeNet allows rural farmers to advertise their merchandise to an international market and find the fairest price for their crops....

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......

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. 74 - ICT4Ag: setting the scene - pre-conference issue

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......

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......

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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