Advancing participatory communication

Enabling community dialogue

Promoting gender equality

Raising farmer’s voice


Zen and the art of making tech work for you

The beta version of the manual “Zen and the art of making tech work for you” is now available online.

Digital research and publishing tools for journalists

Science journalist Lynne Smith offers a practical guide to a variety of online tools useful for journalists, working in the field of science (or not).

You may find her guide on SciDev.net.

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ICTs for Feminist Movement Building: Activist Toolkit

"In this toolkit, we draw on the experience and contexts of women activists in southern Africa and beyond. And while we focus on women’s rights activists, anyone who is part of a movement for social change will find it useful.

The toolkit aims to assist activists to think through their communication strategies in a way that supports movement building. It offers a practical guide to writing a communication strategy and reviews a number of tools (ICTs) and technology-related campaigns which can be used in organising work.

In Uganda, innovation and creativity set information free

In May, the New Scientist published a story by journalist Luke Yoquinto describing an emerging kind of radio stations in Uganda. Powered by the sun, these prototypes are changing the face of rural broadcasting in Uganda and giving access to information in local language to many.

In Malawi, radio and ICTs are helping the population to learn about health issues

In an article recently published on SciDevNet, we learn that public health practioners in Malawi are turning to radio and ICTs to efficiently inform and educate the public about important health issues.

Mlouma: online platform serving agricultural producers

Mlouma is an online platform that allows farmers to network with hundreds of potential buyers, facilitating the sale of their products. The promoter of the online platform is the young Senegalese entrepreneur Aboubacar Sidy Sondo.

E-learning Africa Conference

The 9th eLearning Africa Conference will occur in Kamapala (Uganda) during the 28th-30th of May. The event represents a key networking venue for practitioners and professionals from Africa and all over the world.

La plateforme e-Soko au service des agriculteurs et commerçants du Rwanda

La plateforme e-Soko offre des mises à jour en temps réel par messages textes concernant les prix des marché de produits agricoles aux agriculteurs et coopératives locales y compris celles se trouvant dans les régions plus éloignées. Les agriculteurs ne disposant pas de téléphones portables peuvent, quant à eux, accéder au système à partir des téléphones du village.

Wannakonnect Project

The project 'Wannakonnect' aimed to test a new methodology that was designed to enable community members to call their local radio stations, record a message and pay for this message using mobile money.

ICTs for Agriculture in Africa

Avril 2014

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