Documents

The Internet and rural and agricultural development: an integrated approach

The range of locally initiated internet services in developing countries is remarkable. Many of these services have emerged with little or no external support, and many have become viable commercial services or not-for-profit services operated by NGOs. | Read more...

Radio and video are key to agricultural innovation in Africa

Radio and video are key forces of agricultural innovation and transformation in Africa than usually considered, a study revealed. Two-thirds of rural women creatively applied ideas illustrated by videos demonstrating improved food processing techniques... | Read more...

Making ICT work for food security in Africa

Africa faces a difficult challenge in meeting the main target of the first Millennium Development Goal—to halve the number of people suffering from malnutrition and hunger by 2015. Bridging the digital divide through the development and use of... | Read more...

Communicating Agricultural Research in Africa: The New Role of Rural Radio

This 12-page paper addresses the current role of rural radio in Africa and explores how researchers can improve communication with farmers via radio. It also discusses research relationships among civil society where media is an influential but often underestimated institutional partner. | Read more...

Analysis of Global e-Agriculture Survey

This 14-page report traces patterns revealed through a global online survey conducted as a follow-up to the November 2005 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis, Tunisia. This research was carried out based on the growing agreement ... | Read more...

E-agriculture for Togolese farmers

A 'Center for Commercial and Agricultural Information' (PICA) for the collection and the publication of price lists via the internet has been launched in Togo to enable farmers and traders to interact over prices and availability of products by ICT. | Read more...

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