Issue 10: Rural connectivity

Links

Ethiopian Email Distribution Network

The Ethiopian Email Distribution Network (EEDN) is a non-moderated platform for promoting community issues via an electronic mailing list. | Read more...

FAO Animal Production and Health Division website

The FAO Animal Production and Health Division website is by far the most comprehensive online source of information on all aspects of livestock management in ACP countries, and should be the first port of call for anyone interested in the subject. | Read more...

African Youth Foundation

The African Youth Foundation (AYF) is a non-profit development organisation based in Germany. AYF was created to aid young people in Africa, as well as African Nationals abroad to undertake projects which will enable them obtain skills necessary for their future livelihoods. Link | Read more...

Africa (South Africa): Manguzi Wireless Internet Project

South Africa: The Manguzi Wireless Internet project, which won an award in the Equal Access category of the Stockholm Challenge Award 2000, was set up to offer connectivity to support local economic development within the region of Manguzi in the KwaNgwanase district of far northern KwaZulu-Natal. | Read more...

Africa: MAFnet

MAFnet offers a radio email service to areas that have no telephone infrastructure. With MAFnet Radio Mail you can send and receive email messages using High Frequency (HF) or Very High Frequency (VHF) radio equipment and radio modems. | Read more...

Caribbean: TELELAC project

The TELELAC project serves as a clearinghouse of information on Latin American and Caribbean telecentres, documenting experiences and lessons learned from across the region. The project has also created a virtual community and network of telecentres... | Read more...

Asia/Pacific (India): TARAhaat

The TARAhaat project is bringing the Internet and its benefits directly into the lives of the rural poor in the remotest villages of India by covering all three components of rural connectivity: content, access and fulfilment. Content is provided by the TARAhaat. | Read more...

Africa (Nigeria): Globalmicrocom

Nigeria: Nigerian ICT company Microcom has set up a project to provide people with an affordable and cheap means of communication through telecentres in rural/suburban communities. | Read more...

Africa (Angola): National Commission for Information Technology

The National Commission for Information Technology has started an IP Network Implementation project to connect the country to the Internet. The immediate goal is to build a national backbone structure to sustain the progressive development of a national... | Read more...

Asia/Pacific (Bangladesh): Rural Development Communications Network

The Rural Development Communications Network project provides an electronic communication platform by connecting the rural development ministries of CIRDAP's member countries and their designated research and development institutions, to the Internet.... Link | Read more...

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