Agriculture

Strategy for Sustainable Agriculture

The food price crisis of the last decade provided an impetus to the discussions on sustainable development of agriculture. What has since emerged is the belief that agricultural policies need to be revamped to meet the growing demands for food and fibre in most countries.

USAID Assessment of Market Information Systems in Africa

This Assessment of Market Information Systems in Africa briefing paper presents the results of an assessment carried out to explore the current use of sustainable (without on-going donor support) and scalable (potentially to millions of farmers) agricultural market price information systems (MIS) in Africa, with a particular fo

8 Lessons Learned to Improve ICT-enabled FM Radio Station Sustainability

Recently, the African Farm Radio Research Initiative sought to test the effectiveness of a new radio campaign model developed by Farm Radio International: the participatory radio campaign (PRC). AFRRI’s research indicates there is a strong correlation between farmers listening to episodes of a radio campaign and going forward to adopt a new agricultural practice.

Get an ICT4D Job! China, U.S., Nigeria, Philippines

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Innovation in Communication Project Director: Internews is seeking a Project Director to be based in Beijing to perform high level tasks and program implementation focused on mainstreaming I

Get an ICT4D Job! Africa, Europe, United States

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Community Support Manager: FrontlineSMS is seeking a Community Support Manager to be based in Nairobi.

Mobile Computing in 1960s Taiwan: A Personal History of ICT in Economic Development

I am Alice Liu and was working in the technology sector in California when I became interested in international development.

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