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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
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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

E - Commerce in Bangladesh
A.S. Ishtiaque; A. Sarwar / University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh 2016
Electronic commerce or e-commerce, as it is more popularly referred to, is defined as any form of trade or exchange of goods, services and information using electronic means. Globally, the application of e-commerce has been rapidly ga...
Access to information and implications for healthy ageing in Africa: challenges and strategies for public libraries
R.N. Ugwuanyi / DigitalCommons@University of Nebraska - Lincoln 2016
The elderly people are of intrinsic value to societies. Their health is Africa’s wealth. Unfortunately, Africa has serious health burden raging from diseases, poverty ignorance that hardly support healthy ageing. Developm...
ICT for development working paper series 2013
Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development 2013
This issue of the Working Paper Series on ICT for DevelopmentF seven articles that deal with ICT for Development in the fields of agriculture and commerce. Titles include: Use of Information and Communication Technologi...
On the development of the mobile based agricultural extension system in Tanzania: a technological perspective
J.M. Kizza / The International Journal of Computing and ICT Research 2015
The growth of African science and technology has been hampared by a multitude of problems. From the continent’s late start in the race to setting up and obtaining universities with research quality fundamentals to equipment acqui...
Liberation technology: mobile phones and political mobilization in Africa
M. Manacorda; A. Tesei / Afrobarometer 2016
Can digital information and communication technology (ICT) foster mass political mobilization? The authors use a novel geo-referenced dataset for the entire African continent between 1998 and 2012 on the coverage of mobile phone signa...
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