Perspectives

Energy production priorities

Although estimates vary greatly, from as few as five to as much as 100 years, the fact remains that fossil fuel resources are finite and will steadily decline before they r...

Q&A

Rural renewable energy

Why do so many rural communities in ACP countries still have such poor, or even no, electricity supplies? It costs more than US$10,000 per km to bring electricity cables t...



EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: CDROM & databases

PAHIS: Pacific animal healt.....

Sina Taulealo, veterinary officer in Samoa, only needs a CD-ROM to access comprehensive information on, for example, the distribution of the fowl pox virus th.....

Conserving medicinal plants.....

In Ghana, traditional healthcare practices rely almost entirely on herbal medicines. Even in urban areas where modern synthetic drugs are readily available, many.....

Traditional Tree Initiative.....

Mr Embi, a cash crop farmer in eastern Papua New Guinea, has just received a CD-ROM containing some valuable information from an extension officer. Seated in.....

The Pacific Islands Pest Li.....

Blessed with a favourable climate and, very importantly, a generally low level of pests and diseases, Pacific island countries such as Fiji, Samoa and Tonga p.....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 79 - Data Revolution for Agriculture

Women in Tech: Rebuilding t.....

African libraries are goldmines in indigenous research and knowledge, but there is a gap how that knowledge is managed. How can open data bridge gaps between farm......

Data Revolution for Agricul.....

What does open data mean for agriculture? And why should people care about open data in agriculture and nutrition?  ...

Participatory data ..

Participatory 3D modelling is a community-based tool used by local communities. They decide what to do with the data as it is generated and used by the community......

Linking nutrition to the Da.....

How can we bring about a nutrition data revolution? convince  funders to  invest in data collection, storage, and promote accountability where public of......

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