Perspectives

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.


Q&A

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.


Bookmarks

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.


EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Software

What the customer wants..

For farmers who want to expand their business and look for new market opportunities it is useful to find out what customers expect from their product, and then.....

Shea quality..

The Star Shea Network brings together rural women’s groups that specialise in harvesting and processing nuts from the shea tree. The network helps more than 3,0.....

Extending x-ray vision..

Using locally developed open source software, doctors in three rural hospitals in Mali can send digital copies of x-rays via the internet to the main city hospita......

Count on cell phones..

A project in South Africa supports mathematics education in schools using the web, social networking and mobile apps to deliver learning material directly to stud......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 65 - Youth and ICTs

An attractive opportunity..

Audio conferencing helps to make farming a viable prospect for young Ghanaians ...

The power of information..

Map Kibera uses GIS, SMS, video and the web to gather community data...

Moving with communities..

A portable computer kit delivers agricultural training to Ugandan nomadic pastoralists...

Tech solutions to agricultu.....

GIS and mapping improves marketing opportunities for rice farmers in Ghana...

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