Projects

Benin: VSAT provides Internet access to cotton growers

Since 2002 the Community Multimedia Centre (CMC) in Banikoara, Benin, has provided essential services to the large but isolated local community of cotton growers, but until recently it was hampered by poor Internet connectivity. | Read more...

Peru: Wi-fi web for farmers in the Huaral Valley

A network of community computer centres, linked by wireless technology, is providing a helping hand for poor farmers in Peru. The pilot scheme in the Huaral Valley, 80 kilometres north of the capital Lima, provides vital links between local organizations... Link | Read more...

Papua New Guinea NARI Agricultural Information System

In 2000, the Papua New Guinea National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) launched an agricultural information system, which now contains over 19,000 records of books, journal articles, trial reports and other information resources. | Read more...

Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA)

AGORA is an initiative of the FAO and leading academic publishers to provide free or low-cost Internet access to over 700 scientific journals in agriculture and related biological, environmental and social sciences to public institutions in developing countries. Link | Read more...

Peasants Worldwide

PeasantsWorldwide is a web-based information exchange and documentation centre where rural organizations can contribute and access information on subjects such as water management, gender, economics and rural development. | Read more...

Bénin : Accès Internet par VSAT pour les cultivateurs de coton

Depuis 2002, le Centre multimédia communautaire (CMC) de Banikoara, au Bénin, propose des services d'une importance essentielle aux cultivateurs de coton locaux, qui forment une communauté nombreuse mais isolée. | Read more...

Pérou : Internet Wi-Fi pour les agriculteurs de la vallée de Huaral

Au Pérou, un réseau de centres informatiques communautaires, reliés entre eux grâce à la technologie sans fil, permet d'aider les agriculteurs pauvres. Ce projet pilote dans la vallée de Hurual, à 80 kilomètres au nord de Lima, la capitale, ... Link | Read more...

Peasants Worldwide (Paysans du monde)

Peasants Worldwide est un centre d'information et de documentation en ligne qui permet aux organisations rurales de diffuser et de consulter des informations sur des sujets tels que la gestion de l'eau, la question du genre, l'économie et le développement rural. | Read more...

ITDG Technical Information Service

The Intermediate Technology Development Group (ITDG) aims to demonstrate and advocate the sustainable use of technology to reduce poverty in developing countries. ITDG´s Technical Information Service was created to provide a means of accessing the wealth of technical information held by ITDG. Link | Read more...

Niger: Rural Radio Network (RURANET)

RURANET is a seven-year programme initiated to build a network of 160 self-managed, solar-powered, rural radio broadcasting stations in Niger. The stations are helping to improve access to information for rural development. Link | Read more...

Basic Education and Food Security in the Emerging Regional State of Somali in Ethiopia

First Voice International (FVI) is working with Save the Children-UK and the Education Development Center (EDC) to provide support for primary education and help ensure food security in the drought stricken Ogaden region of Ethiopia. | Read more...

Benin: The Songhai Center

Established by a Dominican priest in 1985, the Songhai Centre is a research institute for training, research, and production in agriculture, agricultural equipment manufacture, food processing, aquaculture, and marketing. | Read more...

Senegal: AGRECOL-Afrique Information Services

AGRECOL-Afrique is an affiliate of the German-based Association for Agriculture and Ecology (AGRECOL) which promotes locally adapted, ecologically sound land use in developing countries. AGRECOL-Afrique collects documents and materials, includes grey,... | Read more...

Regional Agricultural Information Network (RAIN)

RAIN is an EU funded network of the Association of Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA), a non-political organization of the National Agricultural Research Institutes (NARIs) of ten countries: Burundi, D. R. Link | Read more...

InterSard

InterSard is an initiative to build a network of Southern and Northern partners for the documentation and sharing of information on social and technological innovations in sustainable agriculture and the management of natural resources in rural areas.... | Read more...

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