Perspectives

Bringing peace to life

Using technology for peacebuilding is not a new concept. Examples exist from as early as the Magna Carta and the Bill of Rights to the art of resistance in South Africa du...

Q&A

Q&A: Communicating peace

What exactly is ‘peacebuilding’? Peacebuilding isn’t just about high-level diplomacy, but also the combined efforts of different groups at different levels that make pea...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: GPS

Mauritius: Reforming the su.....

Sugar cane is vital to the economy of Mauritius. In 2004 it accounted for 19% of the value of exports and 5% of the country’s GDP. About 90% of the arable land,.....

Using video testimony to fo.....

Back in 2000, a group of researchers from the Geomatics Department of the University of Cape Town visited the village of Algeria, some 230 km north of Cape To.....

Belize: Land tenure clarifi.....

In Belize, as in many developing countries, the lack of clarity about land tenure is a major obstacle to the efficient use of agricultural land. In 2003 the gove.....

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....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 72 - Open access & open data

High-quality science benefi.....

Open access publishing can help spread knowledge and move science forward....

Opening access – views from.....

Open access initiatives in Africa are helping countries there face development challenges....

Open data and open science ..

Modern science relies on data – lots of data that are complex and diverse. Open science – scientific results, the data that feed them, the software that sits be.....

No longer ‘publishing as us.....

Today’s ICT-driven world provides new opportunities for scientists to leverage open data to create important breakthroughs....

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