Collect Earth is a free and open source software for land monitoring developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The software is part of the set of tools called...
Latvias's Rural Support Service Electronic Application System was named Action Line C7 E-agriculture winner at WSIS 2017. The prize winners of the 18 different categories are a result of an online...
In a recent article on Harvard Business Review, Ndubuisi Ekekwe explores how digital technology is poised at providing a solution to increase farm productivity in Africa.
In this article he reviews...
Global Forest Watch (GFW) is an interactive online forest monitoring and alert system designed for users to access the information they need to better manage and conserve forest landscapes.
Ecosia is a search engine that plants trees each time you search for something. The Bing-powered search engine earns about half a Euro cent with each search and spends 28 cents to plant a tree. So to...
Open Tenure is an open source software designed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to help communities to better govern their natural resources. It uses handheld...
The forestry sector plays an essential role in Vietnam's economic development. About 25 million people are living in or near forests, particularly in mountainous regions, with many of them being poor...
Gaining access to satellite imagery can be difficult for users with poor internet connections, posing a serious challenge for natural resource managers in developing countries. Additionally, old,...
The Global Forest Watch (GFW) has published on its blog "Global Gathering to Explore How Technology is Improving Forest Governance", a post by Jonathan Mason and Jared Messinger.
In this interesting...
On 24 Jun 2014 the science magazine “Scientific American” published the article “If Poachers and Illegal Loggers Strike, This Forest Phones It In”, written by W. Wayt Gibbs.
In this piece, the author...