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Using the Geoweb

Throughout history, map makers have been much sought after. They created representations of landscapes that could be used for exploration, military or trade purposes. The...

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When the crowd becomes the source

What is Ushahidi, and how was it first used?Ushahidi is a platform developed in January 2008 to record and map violence in Kenya during the post-election violence. Ushahidi...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Internet

Sharing information..

A growing range of web 2.0 applications is revolutionizing how information can be accessed and shared. The experience of Euforic shows how these tools can be app......

Spreading the net..

At the moment, there is very little evidence of web 2.0 tools being used at the community level in developing countries. In Senegal, for example, people can list.....

The access road..

By using existing roads and communication systems, rural communities in Rwanda can connect to the internet via passing buses fitted with Wi-Fi....

New crops from old PCs..

Refurbished computers provide internet and e-learning to rural communities in Uganda. Farmers there have increased crop production and their annual income. ...

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 73 - e-agriculture strategies

A telecom operator in West.....

Orange helps to make mobile services available to farmers in Niger ...

CARICOM’s e-agriculture str.....

CARICOM turns to ICTs to transform Caribbean agricultural production. ...

An ICT-triggered rural know.....

An ICT-triggered rural knowledge revolution in India is helping to break down the barriers that stand between localised rural economies and globalised markets....

e-agriculture strategies: t.....

Many African countries have developed national e-governance, e-health and e-education strategies, yet many still lack an e-agriculture strategy. One exception is......

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