To be useful to people in rural communities, mobile apps need to take literacy, language and affordability into account.
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Sugar cane is vital to the economy of Mauritius. In 2004 it accounted for 19% of the value of exports and 5% of the country’s GDP. About 90% of the arable land,.....
Imagine this: extension workers and technicians who go around the country in mobile offices equipped with a wide range of top-notch ICTs such as a global posi.....
After years of ignoring or circumscribing urban agriculture, some cities in developing countries have begun to embrace the phenomenon, as they now see its benefi.....
Golder Associates Africa has introduced the first auto-steer tractor on the continent, to Agadi farm, an 80,000 ha rain-fed farm in Blue Nile state in eastern Su.....
FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 72 - Open access & open data
Open access initiatives in Africa are helping countries there face development challenges....
Today’s ICT-driven world provides new opportunities for scientists to leverage open data to create important breakthroughs....
Open access publishing can help spread knowledge and move science forward....
Modern science relies on data – lots of data that are complex and diverse. Open science – scientific results, the data that feed them, the software that sits be.....
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- e-agriculture strategies
- Open access & open data
- Small Islands
- Agricultural research and ICTs
- Crowdsourcing and engagement
- Women and ICTs
- ICT innovation
- A future for telecentres
- Youth and ICTs
- Value chains
- Adapting to climate change
- Extension & advice
- Market connections
- Rural ICT policy
- Community forestry