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...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: GIS

CDERA: Mapping hazards in t.....

When a natural disaster such as a hurricane strikes, there is little that farmers in the Caribbean can do to prevent damage to crops, livestock and farm building.....

Ethiopia: Analyzing the pat.....

The Borana lowlands in southern Ethiopia have traditionally been managed as a common property resource by a number of pastoralist groups. In this variable and fr.....

Murky, murky waters..

The processes of economic liberalization have hit the poor of Senegal especially hard. In Dakar, unemployment of 25% has forced many city-dwellers to engage in s.....

Firehawk: detecting forest.....

At 6:45 a.m. on what promises to be a sweltering August day, Zululand Fire Protection Services (ZFPS) operations manager Trevor Wilson has just been alerted t.....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 77 - Linking farmers to markets

Apps for small agri-busines.....

ICT applications are helping entrepreneurs in the Caribbean agricultural sector through every stage of the business cycle.  ...

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.  ...

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