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: CDROM & databases

Traditional Tree Initiative.....

Mr Embi, a cash crop farmer in eastern Papua New Guinea, has just received a CD-ROM containing some valuable information from an extension officer. Seated in.....

PAHIS: Pacific animal healt.....

Sina Taulealo, veterinary officer in Samoa, only needs a CD-ROM to access comprehensive information on, for example, the distribution of the fowl pox virus th.....

The Pacific Islands Pest Li.....

Blessed with a favourable climate and, very importantly, a generally low level of pests and diseases, Pacific island countries such as Fiji, Samoa and Tonga p.....

Crop debugger..

The ICT services support team of the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) makes regular visits to the telecentres it operates in many rural.....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 79 - Data Revolution for Agriculture

Women in Tech: Rebuilding t.....

African libraries are goldmines in indigenous research and knowledge, but there is a gap how that knowledge is managed. How can open data bridge gaps between farm......

Participatory data ..

Participatory 3D modelling is a community-based tool used by local communities. They decide what to do with the data as it is generated and used by the community......

Data Revolution for Agricul.....

What does open data mean for agriculture? And why should people care about open data in agriculture and nutrition?  ...

Linking nutrition to the Da.....

How can we bring about a nutrition data revolution? convince  funders to  invest in data collection, storage, and promote accountability where public of......

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