‘The job of developing rural ICT policy in Africa is too important, too urgent and too big to be left to governments.’ Edmund Katiti, NEPAD e-Africa Programme.
EXPLORE ICT update
FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: GPS
At Lone Tree, a village in the Kalahari desert in Botswana, CyberTracker is working with traditional hunters and expert trackers to help them gather information a.....
Only a few years ago, when the subsistence fishermen of Bongolon sighted a trawler poaching in their fishing grounds, they stood helplessly, sometimes firing.....
Sugar cane is vital to the economy of Mauritius. In 2004 it accounted for 19% of the value of exports and 5% of the country’s GDP. About 90% of the arable land,.....
In cities across West Africa there are mounting concerns about the growing volume of waste. Bamako in Mali and Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso, for example, each gen.....
FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 78 - Building resilience for family farming
Fiona Robinson of the Grameen Foundation explains how village savings and loans associations can support family farming. ...
Ajit Maru summarises the key points that were raised and discussed during the conference. ...
Nils Ferrand (NRI) explains the concept of resilience in the context of family farming and the role of ICTs can play in making farmers more resilient...
An ICT-enhanced participatory radio campaign in Malawi shows that ICTs can be easily integrated into the lives and work of smallholder family farmers. &nbs......
- Drones for agriculture
- The power of online communities
- More than Mobile
- Data Revolution for Agriculture
- Building resilience for family farming
- Linking farmers to markets
- Mobile finance - next stop for agriculture
- ICT4Ag: Making it happen - post-conference issue
- ICT4Ag: setting the scene - pre-conference issue
- e-agriculture strategies
- Open access & open data
- Small Islands
- Agricultural research and ICTs
- Crowdsourcing and engagement
- Women and ICTs
- ICT innovation
- A future for telecentres
- Youth and ICTs