Perspectives

The bridge between farm and market

Small-scale farmers in many ACP countries have inadequate access to markets. Their lack of access to information and market data leads to inefficiencies, both on the farm...

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Cooperating with farmers

How can small-scale farmers benefit from being involved with a cooperative? The cooperative has a responsibility to offer its members certain advantages. It can offer fa...



EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Radio

Rapid response system..

An SMS service delivers quick answers to farmers’ climate questions...

Power to the community..

Using hydro and solar energy, a village in Kenya now boasts the first hybrid zero emission power supply in the country. The community power centre provides a stab......

Using BGAN to talk..

Using a VoIP conference call feature on a portable satellite connection, remote communities can express their opinions in their own language, and organizations ca......

Delivering an extra message..

Specially developed open source software enables a South African project to send millions of targeted health messages to mobile phones users across the country. ...

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 66 - A future for telecentres

Diversify to survive..

Public–private partnerships revive Botswana’s telecentre programme...

A service to the community..

A Kenyan resource centre uses ICTs to gather and share agricultural information...

A model of sustainability..

A new approach to telecentres in South Africa focuses on collaboration and partnerships...

Support at the centre..

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

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