Telephony

Q&A: Multipurpose community telecentres in Africa

Can you give a short description of MCTs? Read more...

Q&A: Participating in the telecom policy dialogue

Mike Jensen has been promoting ICTs for development for more than 15 years, and has probably seen it all. In the early 1990s he travelled around Africa helping NGOs install their first store-and-forward email systems, which were supported by APC/GreenNet. Read more...

Document: Communicating Hurricane Preparedness for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the Caribbean

By Maria Protz. Paper on the need to establish communications networks in the Caribbean for hurricane preparedness for the agricultural and fishery sectors. The network would involve the use of rural phone ‘hotlines’, regular live radio call-in... Link | Read more...

Editorial: Communication - the key to coping with climate change

Today, we are bombarded by alarming scenarios of the severe effects of climate change. Already, some 150,000 people die every year as a direct result of global warming. Developing countries suffer far more from the impacts of global warming than the big polluters in Europe and North America. Read more...

Dakoro calling

Climate change affects us all, but Africa is literally in the hot-seat. The continent warmed up by 0.7 degrees over the course of the 20th century, according to a report issued at last November’s UN Climate Change Conference in Nairobi. Read more...

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