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Only connect? Mobile phones in rural Africa
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In her presentation to the CTA session at the Japan congress, Roxanna Sami, (IFAD) focused on the role of mobile phones and the impact they are having in rural Africa. Mobiles have an inclusive effect, both socially and economically, and really represent a great success story in Africa.She also reflects on the role of international organizations and how these should influence national government to make sure that adoption of ICTs is central in their poverty reduction strategies.
Peter Ballantyne on IAALD as a dynamic learning community
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15th May 2011: Speaking to incoming IAALD President Edith Hesse, former IAALD President Peter Ballantyne explains what he likes about IAALD.
Le point sur le Congrès
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Montpellier, 28 April 2010. Christine Silvy (INRA) is the coordinator of the IAALD 2010 Congress. In this video, she gives an 'interim report' on the event as it enters its second day.See more at www.iaald.org
El proyecto de Biblioteca Virtual del CGIAR
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Carlos Saa, Coordinador de Sistemas de Información en la Biblioteca del CIAT, presenta el proyecto de Biblioteca Virtual del CGIAR (CGVLibrary) y porqué es importante para el CIAT. La CGVLibrary - http://vlibrary.cgiar.org/La biblioteca CIAT - www.ciat.cgiar.org/biblioteca/biblioteca_es/ interview by Peter Ballantyne
Socializing technology
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FAO's Stephen Rudgard reflects on the ICT adoption session at the Japan Congress, moving people from accepting technology as a way of accessing information into a way to actively exchange information.
CABI experience with phone-based information services
Rural telecentres lack sustainability - need to address content, social appropriation and scaling up
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CTA's Koda Traoré introduces lessons from the TelecentresAfrica project of CTA. The unsustainability of rural telecentres emerges from the telecentres' lack of appropriate content, lack of diversified services, and insufficient social 'appropriation' of the telecentre services by the local communities. He also highlights the need for scaling up strategies and business models, moving beyond pilots and short-term donor funding. See also http://www.share4dev.info/telecentresInterview by Peter Ballantyne, June 2009
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The CIARD initiative: Making agricultural research information truly accessible
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Montpellier, 26 April 2010. Stephen Rutgard from FAO introduces the The Coherence in Information for Agricultural Research for Development (CIARD) initiative.See more at www.iaald.com
Extending ICT use in agriculture in the Pacific
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Mereani Rokotibau form Fiji argues that ICTs have a strong potential to support Pacific agriculture - if the necessary capacities are extended.

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