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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...



EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Radio

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.....

A service to the community..

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

RLP: interactive radio in P.....

In the village of Itokama, in the fertile Oro Province of eastern Papua New Guinea, representatives of a dozen or so local clans have gathered for a strategy.....

Using BGAN to talk..

Using a VoIP conference call feature on a portable satellite connection, remote communities can express their opinions in their own language, and organizations ca......

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

A model of sustainability..

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

Diversify to survive..

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

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...

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