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: GIS

Mauritius: Reforming the su.....

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,.....

Increasing the flow of data..

GIS improves rainfall data collection and information services in West Africa...

Battling desertification wi.....

Far from being part of the ‘natural cycle’ of things, desertification is fundamentally about land degradation – the decline in the quality of soil, water or vege.....

Addressing territorial disp.....

Many farmers in Somaliland are former refugees who abandoned their farms and fled to Ethiopia during the civil wars in Somalia in the late 1980s and early 1990s......

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FEATURED Theme: Issue no. 77 - Linking farmers to markets

Unlocking the market ..

The use of mobile apps by smallholder farmers in Kenya has helped them to gain access to markets.  ...

Apps for small agri-busines.....

ICT applications are helping entrepreneurs in the Caribbean agricultural sector through every stage of the business cycle.  ...

Five ways of engaging the y.....

Young peoples’ affinity with ICTs and their ability to innovate is the key to moving mAgriculture forward.  ...

Improving sales strategies.....

N’Kalo is helping farmers improve their sales strategies and increasing their profits.  ...

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