Getting up to date agricultural information to farmers has always been a challenge, whether due to language, literacy or distance. A new system that can read out text in any language via mobile phone...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 - 11:24
A new European project, Organic.Edunet, which aims to raise awareness about Organic Agriculture and Agro-Ecology in schools and agricultural universities, was recently launched. The project is...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 - 08:55
Papua New Guinea on of the major agricultural hubs of Oceania, is trying to develop agricultural infrastructure with the usage of modern technology and communications.
Peter Kili, Rural Industries...
Monday, February 4, 2008 - 10:34
Indian Farmers' Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has partnered with Bharti Airtel to set up IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Limited in Rajasthan.
Airtel will provide communication services to farmers in...
Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 11:26
A consultation on 'National e-Krishi Vision' was recently organised by the Access to Information (A2I) Programme of the Chief Adviser's Office and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on...
Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 09:35
The delivery of accurate agriculture and fisheries information to agriculture stakeholders is further enhanced with the launching of e-K Agrikultura of the Department of Agriculture (DA) of...
Monday, January 28, 2008 - 12:44
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 13:24
In a recent publication of CTA's 'ICT Update', Mr. Peter Ballantyne talks about a growing range of web 2.0 applications which are revolutionizing how information can be accessed and shared. The...
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 - 17:12
In early 2008, IAALD (International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists) will launch a new journal, 'Agricultural Information Worldwide'. After 52 volumes, the 'Quarterly Bulletin of...
Monday, January 21, 2008 - 16:27
Professor Clement Dzidonu, at the recently concluded Connect Africa Summit in Kigali (Rwanda), stated that Africa must connect but bewaring of the Usability Gap (only investments in infrastructures...
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 - 16:43