Perspectives

Conserve forests, and livelihoods

‘Governments need to develop policies to support forest communities, and involve them in conservation efforts.’ CTA director, Michael Hailu.


Q&A

Participate in forest management

‘ICTs are useful in participatory approaches to share information, communicate and reflect together on options for managing the forest.’ Georges Thierry Handja, RFUK


Bookmarks

Interactive forest maps

Online mapping has become popular since the development of easy-to-use applications such as Google Earth and Microsoft’s Virtual Earth.


Tech Talk

Technology for all occasions

My cell phone is my ‘shadow’. I often call it my ‘heartbeat’ or my ‘lifeline’, because I can do so much with it - BROSDI, executive director, Ednah Karamagi.


EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: CDROM & databases

Conserving medicinal plants.....

In Ghana, traditional healthcare practices rely almost entirely on herbal medicines. Even in urban areas where modern synthetic drugs are readily available, many.....

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.....

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.....

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.....

view all articles

FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 80 - More than Mobile

Scientific animations witho.....

How can we connect local and global experts to create and deploy educational content for low-literate learners in the form of animated videos?  ...

Farmer organisations offer.....

Farmer organisations can deliver ICT-based services to improve farmers’ incomes, reduce cost and wastage, and expand their markets  ...

NGOs in the ICT4Ag space..

Shaun Ferris discusses how different technologies have transformed the way NGOs work in communities affected by poverty and injustice.  ...

Using audio to deliver know.....

Audio is an effective way of delivering agriculture extension information to marginalised rural farmers.  ...

view all articles

Copyright © 2016, CTA. Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (ACP-EU)