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  • e-Agriculture's picture

    The e-Agriculture platform has hosted 20 online forums during the last 5 years, where over 500 ideas and experiences were shared. With 67,000 visits from over 200 countries, these forums focused on Community-identified topics about ICT for agricultural and rural development. Each topic was led by...

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  • Jimmie10's picture

    James Ssenabulya is a community radio producer in Uganda,, transmitting for rural farmers. He loves sharing new information on agricultural practices. Watch the recently video interview with James!   Radio is one of the cheapest and most commonly used type of media worldwide for the...

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  • Kantiza's picture

    By Prof Antoine Kantiza, Master Uticef  Abstract The research paper emphasizes the key role of mobile application played in East Africa in the increasing of smallholder farmers' income; the study analyzes how the new ICT devices facilitate in the openness and in the transparency of the agricultural...

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  • Michael Riggs's picture

    A library in Ghana is using SMS to send maternal health information to women in the community. The SMS messages are vetted by a team of local health workers before being sent out. Content is provided by the Ministry of Health and other trusted sources. The library also provides a health resource...

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  • Andrea_Jimenez's picture

    My name is Andrea Jimenez,  and I am currently an Intern with the e-Agriculture team, based at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy.  A few months ago I supported the e-Agriculture Community as a volunteer, working remotely from London, (here are my first thoughts) and now I will be assisting with the...

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  • Michael Riggs's picture

    iHub Research and Research Solutions Africa conducted a 6-month study, funded by infoDev to understand mobile phone usage at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) in Kenya. They have just released some preliminary information that is very interesting. Amongst their findings: There is very low awareness...

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  • Vinícius Ramos's picture

    Whoever hurriedly reads the title above may not understand the use of capital letters differing WEALTH from wealth. However, no one would deny that Water and sanitation, Energy, Agriculture, Learning and skill building, Technology, and Health (in brief, WEALTH) are needed to create real impact and...

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  • dineshpanday's picture

    Dinesh Panday - B.Sc. in Agriculture from the Tribhuvan University (TU), in Nepal. His areas of research interest include soil fertility, nutrient cycling and sustainable soil management, but he is also active in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT) for rural and...

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  • Michael Riggs's picture

    Watch the Kilimo Salama webinar in your own time! On 2 October 2012, the USAID FACET project hosted a webinar presentation on Kilimo Salama. This service offers smallholder farmers access to indexed micro-insurance against either drought or excessive rains. Currently almost 70,000 farmers in Kenya...

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  • Carlo Angelico's picture

    My collaboration with the e-Ag (as we use to call it) Community contributed to my professional and personal growth and, at the same time, allowed me to be an active part of this valuable initiative. During the past three months, I gained new skills and I had the opportunity to work in a stimulating...

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