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Creating stronger links

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


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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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‘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.’


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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Internet

Sharing information..

A growing range of web 2.0 applications is revolutionizing how information can be accessed and shared. The experience of Euforic shows how these tools can be app......

Making the village global..

The village of El Limon in the Dominican Republic has had wireless internet for almost 10 years. The network continues to expand and have a major impact on the e......

VoIP in the wilderness..

With no fixed-line service and mobile phone operators reluctant to invest in rural areas, the Fantsuam Foundation decided to provide VoIP to customers on its wire......

RANET: Bringing weather ser.....

A herdsman in the semi-desert region of northern Niger winds up his radio and tunes in to the daily weather report, in the hope that it will help him find suitab.....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 75 - ICT4Ag: Making it happen - post-conference issue

Pooling strengths and resou.....

Creating an enabling environment  Dady Demby discusses various aspect of ‘enabling environment’, including how to create a balance between public and private......

A living database for ICT4Ag..

Emerging innovations in ICTs  Ben Addom, coordinator of the ‘Emerging innovations’ stream, talks about the effort to create a ‘living database’ of ICT4Ag sol......

Supporting change processes..

Capacity strengthening  Saskia Harmsen discusses a number of topics that were covered in her sessions of capacity strengthening, including the importance of......

Making it happen..

The ICT4Ag conference held in Rwanda in November 2013 was unique in that it brought together a highly representative body of delegates from the ICT and agricultur......

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