Perspectives

Web 2.0 works both ways

Providing information to rural communities is a complex task. Farmers, for example, require content that covers many different areas – agricultural practices, weather and...

Q&A

Q&A: Getting a fair share

‘Web 2.0 provides a great opportunity for NGOs to become even more intimate with their target audience.’ Andrew Keen, author and broadcaster.




EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Telephony

Cultivate new markets..

Farmers in Mali use cell phones and radio adverts to sell non-timber products from local trees, and supplement their income from agriculture....

An evolving vision..

Development Gateway has changed significantly in response to external challenges and the emergence of new web-based technologies. Their experience highlights imp......

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.....

Web 2.0 for low bandwidth..

What’s the difference between web 2.0 and the web as we previously knew it? Fundamentally, the technology underlying both is the same, web 2.0 just has a few e.....

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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.....

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 ...

A smart fishing suite..

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

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