Searching with a thematic focus on Digital sustainability and resilience, Digital development
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- Document2013The Sentinel Asia initiative was established in 2005, as a collaboration between regional space agencies and disaster management agencies, applying remote sensing and Web-GIS technologies to assist disaster management in the Asia-Pacific region.Document
Strengthening Access to Climate Information - the impact of the Sustainable Agricultural Livelihoods Innovation (SALI) Project.Christian Aid, 2012For humanitarian and development agencies and communities to adapt their behaviour and build their resilience in response to both seasonal variability as well as longer term climate change, they need access to relevant understanding of known and potential climate risks.Document2011We review the use and value of seasonal climate forecasting for agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with a view to understanding and exploiting opportunities to realize more of its potential benefits.Document2016This anthology explores the future of African food systems and the role that digital solutions can play in overcoming the isolation of smallholder farmers and speeding up rural development. Farming is one of mankind’s oldest endeavors, and digital technology is one of its newest.Document
Integrating Indigenous Knowledge and GIS for Participatory Natural Resource Management: State of the Practice.Electronic Journal on Information Systems in Developing Countries, 2004Experience has shown that development efforts that ignore indigenous knowledge (IK), local systems of knowledge, and the local environment generally fail to achieve their desired objectives. IK systems are becoming extinct because of rapidly changing natural and social environments. A Geographic Information System provides a framework to document and store indigenous knowledge meaningfully.Document2014Digital games play an important role in the lives of millions of people worldwide. The games industry is expanding rapidly, and games are developing in sophistication and complexity. Games (and gaming approaches to other activities) are increasingly being used for serious or social purposes in a wide range of fields, including biodiversity conservation.Document
E-waste: An assessment of global production and environmental impacts. Science of the Total Environment2009E-waste comprises discarded electronic appliances, of which computers and mobile telephones are disproportionately abundant because of their short lifespan. The current global production of E-waste is estimated to be 20–25 million tonnes per year, with most E-waste being produced in Europe, the United States and Australasia.Document2012Tropical deforestation and forest degradation monitoring is one of the central elements for REDD+ implementation. Current schemes for monitoring are based on remote sensing and field measurements.Document
Learning Study on ‘The Users' in Technology for Transparency and Accountability Initiatives: Assumptions and Realities.2013This report presents the findings of a learning study which arose from the growing sense that not enough attention was being paid to the people expected to take up and use T4TAIs.Document
Integrating participatory resource mapping (PRM) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in humid lowland sites of Cameroon, Central Africa A methodological guide.Electronic Journal on Information Systems in Developing Countries, 2003This paper deals with two main issues as summarised below, used also to illustrate a method of integrating participatory resource mapping and geographic information systems.