Perspectives

Creating stronger links

‘ICTs are only as good as the information they communicate.’ Andrew Shepherd, consultant with CTA’s value chain development programme


Q&A

The value of communication

Improved access to cell phones has resulted in great changes through the entire cycle of farming life and along every link of the value chain.


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Tech Talk

Where a simple search can lead

‘The story that started as an internet search has led to a new product for farmers, one that has received coverage from national media after only six months.’


EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: CDROM & databases

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SARITA: land documents – di.....

Farmer Rai Singh Bhika Padvi and his neighbour are standing in line at the local office of the Stamps and Registration Department (SRD) in Warana Nagar, in 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.....

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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?  ...

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.  ...

Farmer organisations offer.....

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

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