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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

Section J: Promote ICT in Women's Rights
Association for Progressive Communications, 2015
The Association for Progressive Communications, Women's Rights Programme (APC WRP) has been leading a campaign to reprioritise Section J in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action due to the important role that media and inter...
Do telecom restrictive policies matter for telecom performance? Evidence from MENA countries
R.A. Ezzat; N. Aboushady / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2015
The past decade has witnessed a significant transformation in the trade and regulatory policies of the telecom sector across the MENA region. Many countries committed to opening up their telecom sector to trade and investment under WT...
Small satellite constellations: The promise of 'Internet for All'
Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, 2015
Over four billion people do not have access to Internet; that makes a huge two-thirds of the global population. In India, around four of every five people lack this basic resource. Various access technologies are being developed in di...
Going Digital: Using digital technology to conduct Oxfam’s Effectiveness Reviews
E. Tomkys; S. Lombardini / Oxfam, 2015
Since 2011, Oxfam GB has been conducting rigorous impact evaluations – Effectiveness Reviews – to help understand and provide evidence of whether its work is resulting in positive change in the lives of the women and men w...
The state of broadband 2015
The Broadband Commission, 2015
A large body of evidence has now been amassed that affordable and effective broadband connectivity is a vital enabler of economic growth, social inclusion and environmental protection. However, the digital divide is proving stubbornly...
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