Perspectives

Interesting times in ICTs

This 50th issue of ICT Update magazine comes at a time of many interesting developments. On 23 July 2009, broadband internet access was brought East Africa thanks to the Se...

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Finding the right balance

The farming world will only have a future if it can strike the right balance between the technical decisions farmers make and the management of energy supply.




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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: CDROM & databases

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.....

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.....

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.....

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.....

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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.  ...

Farmer organisations offer.....

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

Using audio to deliver know.....

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

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