Young people lead the way

‘Young people cannot take up the role of intermediary free of charge, nor should they be expected to,’ Sylvestre Ouédraogo, president of the Yam Pukri Association in Burkina Faso.


A source of inspiration

Young farmers are able to master ICT skills and tools, to analyse and adjust farming practices to cope with prevailing climatic conditions, and increase profits.


Blogs for an online presence

Blogs can provide youth groups, agricultural cooperative and farming business with an easy and free online presence.

Tech Talk

Encouraging ICT uptake

Sharing ideas with others, even on a small or personal level, can encourage them to make effective use of ICTs.



A network for a new economy..

The Government of Rwanda’s document, ‘Vision 2020’, sets out plans that will transform the country’s economy from being largely dependent on agriculture to conc.....

Input through data..

Since 2002, the SEND Foundation has been monitoring Ghana’s poverty reduction strategy, and researching whether the country’s poor have been benefitting from th.....

Community methodology..

 A study by the Kyoto: Think Global, Act Local project shows that using open source software for data collection can be cost-effective for forest communities....

Increasing the flow of data..

GIS improves rainfall data collection and information services in West Africa...

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