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: Software

Increasing the flow of data..

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

Shea quality..

The Star Shea Network brings together rural women’s groups that specialise in harvesting and processing nuts from the shea tree. The network helps more than 3,0.....

Window to the world..

The war in northern Uganda has driven thousands of people from their homes to live in camps. Now, after a lot of trial an error, BOSCO Uganda has brought the int......

Digital class notes..

The Educational Support Network in Zambia enables teachers to use ICTs to produce locally relevant digital lesson notes for distribution to other schools in the c......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 66 - A future for telecentres

A service to the community..

A Kenyan resource centre uses ICTs to gather and share agricultural information...

Support at the centre..

Information centres in Ghana overcome challenges to serve rural communities...

Diversify to survive..

Public–private partnerships revive Botswana’s telecentre programme...

A model of sustainability..

A new approach to telecentres in South Africa focuses on collaboration and partnerships...

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