To be useful to people in rural communities, mobile apps need to take literacy, language and affordability into account.
EXPLORE ICT update
FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Hardware
Computers for Schools Kenya does more than just give away old computers. For them training, education, partnerships and policy change are just as important. Sinc......
Using hydro and solar energy, a village in Kenya now boasts the first hybrid zero emission power supply in the country. The community power centre provides a stab......
Refurbished computers provide internet and e-learning to rural communities in Uganda. Farmers there have increased crop production and their annual income. ...
What’s the difference between web 2.0 and the web as we previously knew it? Fundamentally, the technology underlying both is the same, web 2.0 just has a few e.....
FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 65 - Youth and ICTs
A portable computer kit delivers agricultural training to Ugandan nomadic pastoralists...
GIS and mapping improves marketing opportunities for rice farmers in Ghana...
Map Kibera uses GIS, SMS, video and the web to gather community data...
Audio conferencing helps to make farming a viable prospect for young Ghanaians ...
- 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
- Mobile apps