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: Software

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.....

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.....

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,.....

Support at the centre..

Information centres in Ghana overcome challenges to serve rural communities...

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 65 - Youth and ICTs

Tech solutions to agricultu.....

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

The power of information..

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

Moving with communities..

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

An attractive opportunity..

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

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