ICTUpdate - a current awareness bulletin for ACP Agriculture

October 2005


Perspectives

ACP-EU Update: Galileo and the ACP–EU cooperation

Galileo is a global satellite navigation system with a network of 30 satellites and ground stations under civilian control. Galileo, an initiative of the EU and the Europe...

Q&A

Q&A: Computerized land registration systems

Professor van der Molen, you have considerable experience in supporting the process of computerizing land registration systems in developing countries. In Africa, the Afri...



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FEATURED TECHNOLOGY: Telephony

Input through data..

Since 2002, the SEND Foundation has been monitoring Ghana’s poverty reduction strategy, and researching whether the country’s poor have been benefitting from th.....

Lessons out loud..

The Talking Book, a robust handheld audio computer, records locally produced agricultural and literacy information for Ghanaian farmers to play back in their own......

Cultivate new markets..

Farmers in Mali use cell phones and radio adverts to sell non-timber products from local trees, and supplement their income from agriculture....

Community methodology..

 A study by the Kyoto: Think Global, Act Local project shows that using open source software for data collection can be cost-effective for forest communities....

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 64 - Value chains

Answering farmers’ needs..

A multi-purpose ICT centre in Nigeria connects farmers and researchers ...

A new voice on the market..

Sibiri Sawadogo is a farmer in Burkina Faso. Over the past few years, using very simple farming techniques, he has managed to fight desertification by ‘re-green.....

Talk about shared experience..

Radio and web 2.0 tools connect Caribbean farmers and agribusinesses ...

A smart fishing suite..

Mobile apps give a boost to the Trinidad and Tobago fish market.  ...

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