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A current awareness bulletin for ACP agriculture

23 October 2019
20 years of ICT Update: Looking back to see forward

20 years of ICT Update: Looking back to see forward

In this issue, we reflect back on almost 20 years of ICT Update (nearly 100 issues). By looking back, we can see significant changes in the ICT4Ag landscape, and draw lessons on how to move forward and address ongoing challenges for inclusion, adoption and innovation. This issue highlights three of ICT Update’s recurring themes: learning; barriers for inclusion and adoption of ICTs; and innovation and entrepreneurship.

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The enduring power of radio for agricultural extension in Africa

The enduring power of radio for agricultural extension in Africa

A radio programme that works across sub-Saharan Africa has adopted interactive digital tools to better reach men and women farmers with agricultural and climate information to support production decisions.

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“Smallholders need to be involved in the decision-making”

“Smallholders need to be involved in the decision-making”

Tim Unwin, UNESCO Chair in ICT4D and Emeritus Professor of Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London, discusses what is needed in ICT for Development collaboration and initiatives to ensure technology and data can truly benefit smallholder farmers.

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The potential of digital agriculture in Africa

The potential of digital agriculture in Africa

ICT Update spoke with Ben Addom, Team Leader, ICT for Agriculture at CTA and co-author of the recent CTA/Dalberg report on D4Ag in Africa, about the key recommendations of the study and the future of the sector.

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‘Uber-ising’ access to tractors for improved productivity in and Kenya and Nigeria

‘Uber-ising’ access to tractors for improved productivity in and Kenya and Nigeria

African agri-tech company, Hello Tractor, is using an Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology to link smallholders directly with tractor owners for increased planting times and reduced labour costs. 

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ICT Update Issue 92 | September 2019

Reflections on digitalisation

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