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Reducing the vulnerability of Pacific ACP states

The South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC) successfully uses Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technology for water risk management purposes. Read more...

Web-based Q&A service for farmers in ACP countries

Henning Knipschild and Vivienne Oguya explain how CTA's web based question and answer service helps farmers to obtain expert advice. Read more...

TechTip: Web-to-email, web pages via email

For many people in ACP countries, particularly those living in remote rural areas, non-existent or poor and expensive Internet connections are a daily reality. But that doesn’t mean you have to go without all the vital information on the World Wide Web. Read more...

Q&A: ICTs and land valuation services in Jamaica

Knowing the exact value of a piece of land is essential both for local governments, to enable them to levy appropriate taxes, and for farmers to calculate their annual budgets. Yet in order to establish the value of land, both parties often have to... Read more...

PDF: Whatever the Weather - Media attitudes to reporting climate change

Survey of attitudes to climate change from radio, TV, print and online media professionals in the developing world. Link | Read more...

Need to know

Throughout the 1990s, the media in the developing world was at the forefront of reporting on the devastation brought by the ‘El Niño’ rains, and bringing the issue of global climate change - and its impact on the local economy - into sharp focus. Read more...

Green thumbs and green practices

Increasing environmental awareness among consumers means that ecological standards must be tracked from the florist back to the flower farm, and some growers in ACP countries are using a web application to do so. Read more...

Wine, workers and web applications

South African wine, fruit and cut-flower growers are employing a web application developed by Tesco to track labour standards to ensure they retain market access in the UK and don’t scare off the growing number of ethical consumers. Read more...

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