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Food security through diversity

When people think of biodiversity, they usually think of the diversity of species, the range of animals and plants inhabiting the world. In agriculture, we usually talk of...

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The richest natural resource

 Why is agricultural biodiversity important? Agricultural biodiversity is a key natural resource in the provision of food, fuel, fibre, pharmaceuticals and much more...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Hardware

Adapting to change..

As the internet has grown so has Kabissa, responding to problems and offering solutions to activists and members throughout Africa. ...

Linking civil society..

Initially known as Worknet, with trade union connections, the history of SANGONeT is closely linked to the social and political changes experienced by South Afri.....

No time to wait..

The availability of broadband internet has increased rapidly in developing countries in the last few years, but it is still almost exclusively limited to users i.....

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......

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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.  ...

Improving sales strategies.....

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

Five ways of engaging the y.....

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

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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