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

Ready for new developments..

As internet coverage expands in Ghana, a project helps schools make the best use of the web and helps rural communities adapt to the technology....

Getting the right price..

By making market information available on the internet, local radio and mobile phones, a network of village information centres has helped to improve farmers’ inc......

Count on cell phones..

A project in South Africa supports mathematics education in schools using the web, social networking and mobile apps to deliver learning material directly to stud......

Input through data..

Since 2002, the SEND Foundation has been monitoring Ghana’s poverty reduction strategy, and researching whether the country’s poor have been benefitting from th.....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 63 - Adapting to climate change

Increasing the flow of data..

GIS improves rainfall data collection and information services in West Africa...

Adapting to risk..

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

Rapid response system..

An SMS service delivers quick answers to farmers’ climate questions...

Forecasts for a fairer future..

An early warning system delivers rainfall data to Kenyan farmers’ cell phones...

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