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: 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....

Protecting the lions’ share..

Combining satellite and mobile phone technology with knowledge from nomadic herdsmen in Cameroon will help prevent conflict between livestock and predatory lions....

Increasing the flow of data..

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

Logging the forest..

The Mbendjele Pygmies of the Republic of Congo are working together with an international logging company to help protect their forest environment. Using handhel......

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

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...

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...

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