Perspectives

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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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: GIS

ICTs in Namibia’s communal.....

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Firehawk: detecting forest.....

At 6:45 a.m. on what promises to be a sweltering August day, Zululand Fire Protection Services (ZFPS) operations manager Trevor Wilson has just been alerted t.....

Addressing territorial disp.....

Many farmers in Somaliland are former refugees who abandoned their farms and fled to Ethiopia during the civil wars in Somalia in the late 1980s and early 1990s......

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......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 77 - Linking farmers to markets

Unlocking the market ..

The use of mobile apps by smallholder farmers in Kenya has helped them to gain access to markets.  ...

Five ways of engaging the y.....

Young peoples’ affinity with ICTs and their ability to innovate is the key to moving mAgriculture forward.  ...

Apps for small agri-busines.....

ICT applications are helping entrepreneurs in the Caribbean agricultural sector through every stage of the business cycle.  ...

Improving sales strategies.....

N’Kalo is helping farmers improve their sales strategies and increasing their profits.  ...

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