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...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Measuring

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......

Adapting to risk..

Communities use GIS and GPS to assess climate risks in the Cook Islands...

Water, soil and data..

A project in Swaziland uses remote sensing and GIS to identify irrigable farmland. The data are analysed to improve the efficiency of project management processes....

The community call box..

A pilot project to introduce payphones, connected to satellite networks, is providing telephone services to remote communities and helping to develop the telecoms......

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