In this article, you will
Learn about the possibility of using ICTs to combat illegal logging
Review some Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) that have been used elsewhere
According to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has projected that the number of mobile subscription stands at 7.74 billion now exceeds the global population.
Similarly, the number of...
Most farmers in developing countries face the challenge of marketing their produce and most often meet the unpredictable market prices. How can technology help these farmers?
We came across the...
Africa’s economy is based largely agriculture and most of them being smallholder farmers. One of the challenges these family farmers face is access to weather information and forecasting services....
In this blog post, Ajit Maru describes all the requirements an ICT product has to have to be usable for the farmer: the hardware, the software, connectivity, skills, content, security and safety in...
mFarmer is an app developed by EcoHub that aims to provide free information such as access to market information, training and education to improve their productivity and yields and mobile money in...
Digital Green is a non-profit development organization that disseminates agricultural information to rural communities using digital video. The platform partners with local actors (public and private...
CGIAR launched the CGIAR Platform for Big Data in Agriculture, a new initiative that aims to convene researchers to use big data in order to help improve food security, resilience in the face climate...
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently held on the 27th of June a seminar entitled, "Towards Inclusive Rural Communication Services: Contributing to Poverty...
Esoko is a communication tool created with a view to building connection between businesses, projects, NGOs, governments and smallholder farmers.
Esoko started as a price information service but the...