Perspectives

All-inclusive education

Increased investment in education is essential to give everyone equal access to education, whether they live in a rural area or in the capital city. The only way to achie...

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School support systems

GeSCI doesn’t provide individual learners with equipment or training courses, but encourages countries to develop their own systems and institutions. What is the advanta...



EXPLORE ICT update

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Hardware

Clean up campaign..

Tackling e-waste. Steps are already being taken in Trinidad and Tobago to make sure discarded computers don’t end up in landfill sites and become and environment......

Going Local..

Using television, radio, the web and printed publications, a project in the Pacific island of Pohnpei restores interest in traditional crops and promotes healthy......

An evolving vision..

Development Gateway has changed significantly in response to external challenges and the emergence of new web-based technologies. Their experience highlights imp......

New crops from old PCs..

Refurbished computers provide internet and e-learning to rural communities in Uganda. Farmers there have increased crop production and their annual income. ...

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 76 - Mobile finance - next stop for agriculture

Beyond cash..

SmartMoney has grown from a small intervention targeting market inefficiencies between rural farmers and agriculture organisations to a community-wide rural payme......

The agricultural mobile fin.....

Emerging innovations in mobile finance are revolutionising the agricultural value chain and giving farmers greater access to a range of financial services. ...

Reducing supply chain credi.....

A mobile platform called MoBiashara aims to reduce supply chain credit risk and compute an alternative credit scoring that promotes access to finance. ...

Big data for smallholders..

The Financial Identity Risk Management solution will provide consumer protection while enabling lenders to offer credit that can improve a borrower’s life and lif......

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