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: GIS

Battling desertification wi.....

Far from being part of the ‘natural cycle’ of things, desertification is fundamentally about land degradation – the decline in the quality of soil, water or vege.....

CARPE: mapping Central Afri.....

Satellite technology has led to amazing breakthroughs in mapping the most impenetrable areas of the world. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, for example, c.....

CDERA: Mapping hazards in t.....

When a natural disaster such as a hurricane strikes, there is little that farmers in the Caribbean can do to prevent damage to crops, livestock and farm building.....

Increasing the flow of data..

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

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 77 - Linking farmers to markets

Unlocking the market ..

The use of mobile apps by smallholder farmers in Kenya has helped them to gain access to markets.  ...

Five ways of engaging the y.....

Young peoples’ affinity with ICTs and their ability to innovate is the key to moving mAgriculture forward.  ...

Improving sales strategies.....

N’Kalo is helping farmers improve their sales strategies and increasing their profits.  ...

Apps for small agri-busines.....

ICT applications are helping entrepreneurs in the Caribbean agricultural sector through every stage of the business cycle.  ...

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