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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: Monitoring

Saving traditions..

The indigenous Ngalia people of Western Australia have adapted a wide variety of technologies in their fight to preserve their traditional knowledge and culture....

Hurricanes and Hams..

Jamaican amateur radio operators are serving their communities as extreme weather events – in particular hurricanes – increase in frequency across the Caribbean.......

Increasing the flow of data..

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

From the web to the phone..

In Chile, the Mobile Information Project takes advantage of the growing ubiquity of mobile phones to deliver agricultural information from the web directly to far......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 70 - Agricultural research and ICTs

Promoting interactivity..

Interactive radio and video help researchers to engage with farmers...

Sharing local knowledge..

ICTs help researchers to gather information more effectively from the field...

The right information at th.....

Building a multidisciplinary platform that links science with technology....

Research-based advice for f.....

An ICT service provides farmers with research-based advice to boost food production...

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