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  • ugomatic's picture

    During October and November 2010 I had the opportunity to conduct a round of research in Kenya, working in collaboration with the Infonet-Biovision programme, an innovative and very comprehensive database of agricultural information available online and provided experimentally to a diverse group of...

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  • sandyflor's picture

    It may come as a surprise to many but ICTD research has been actively pursued since the seventies. One of our earliest involvements in this area was a World Bank project in the Philippines titled Communication Technology for Rural Education (CTRE) implemented between 1976 and 1981. Early on, the...

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  • dorothy.okello's picture

    Since inception in 2000, Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) has made various efforts in information sharing and promoting the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) among women and women organizations in Uganda. Currently, WOUGNET has over 100 women organisations as members, the...

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  • Michael Riggs's picture

    Farmers in Rwanda have asked me how they can access more complex agricultural information on their mobiles, said Paul Barera, Exec. Director, RTN. Now if that is not a reason for excitement and a call to put our collective minds together, what is? The statement above was made during a panel...

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  • Michael Riggs's picture

    Hosted by FAO, Wednesday, 27 October 2010, 11:00-12:30. Marking the launch of the 2010 Information Economy Report "ICTs, Enterprises and Poverty Alleviation",  FAO’s Office of Knowledge Exchange, Research and Extension organized this special event focusing on ICT and rural development. FAO, IFAD...

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  • Michael Riggs's picture

    FAO and members of the e-Agriculture Community are organizing a special half day session at the ICTD2010 Conference called e-Agriculture perspectives: enhancing the impact of ICT in rural development. Below you will find an abstract and description of the session focus. Comments on this text as...

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