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This guide highlights the latest global research, policy and practice in the field of ICT4D – particularly work which originates from the developing world. Its primary target audience is researchers, policy makers and practitioners working in the ICT4D sector.
Improving agriculture and nutrition with open data
Field of crops
J. Banning / Panos Pictures

How can we improve agriculture, food and nutrition with open data? In this discussion paper, the Open Data Institute highlight examples of how open data is being used in different agriculture and nutrition contexts to enable more efficient and effective decision making, foster innovation and drive organisational change.

Latest Documents

The hand-book of the modern development specialist: being a complete illustrated guide to responsible data usage, manners & general deportment
Responsible Data Forum 2016
This book is offered as a first attempt to understand what responsible data means  in the context of international development programming. The authors have taken a broad view of development, opting not to be prescriptive...
Science, technology, innovation in India and sccess, inclusion and equity: discourses, measurement and emerging challenges
S. Chaturvedi; K.R. Srinivas; R. Rastogi / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2015
The role of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in economic growth is well accepted. Tracing the debate on the role of science in Indian society in the pre-1947 India, the discourses and narratives on science, technology and soci...
Feminist Africa e-spaces:e-politics
A. Mama (ed) / African Gender Institute, South Africa 2013
Feminist Africa (FA) is a continental gender studies journal that provides a platform for intellectual and activist research, dialogue and strategy. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, FA is guided by a profound commitment to ...
Services: today's most prolific industry
G.O. Pasadilla / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
If agriculture has historically been the engine of economic growth of the Philippines, it looks like a new engine is driving it these days—services. Services is where the real growth is actually coming as this issue’s bann...
E-commerce in the Philippines: a preliminary stocktaking
G.O. Pasadilla; A. Lacson / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2006
With the rapid advancement in information and communication technology (ICT) and the equally rapid spread of the Internet, a new system has emerged to revolutionize international trade and business--e-commerce. E-commerce has definite...
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