Perspectives

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...



EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Software

The benefits of better serv.....

Access to telecommunication services can greatly improve economic growth. And this is especially the case in developing countries. According to the World Bank,.....

Adapting to risk..

Communities use GIS and GPS to assess climate risks in the Cook Islands...

Reviving a language..

With half of the world’s languages likely to die out this century, a Canadian initiative shows how multimedia technology can regenerate interest....

What the customer wants..

For farmers who want to expand their business and look for new market opportunities it is useful to find out what customers expect from their product, and then.....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 65 - Youth and ICTs

An attractive opportunity..

Audio conferencing helps to make farming a viable prospect for young Ghanaians ...

Tech solutions to agricultu.....

GIS and mapping improves marketing opportunities for rice farmers in Ghana...

Moving with communities..

A portable computer kit delivers agricultural training to Ugandan nomadic pastoralists...

The power of information..

Map Kibera uses GIS, SMS, video and the web to gather community data...

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