Web 2.0 for Agricultural Development

Here is an eight minute Business Africa/CTA video production documenting actual cases on the use of Web 2.0 applications in the development sector, specifically among farmers in Africa.

Business Africa is produced by People Television and broadcast on a network of more than 45 African and 5 european partner channels.

CTA is an ACP-EU institution working in the field of information for development. It was set up in 1984 with the task of improving the flow of information among stakeholders in agricultural and rural development in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. Its work focuses on three key areas:

  • providing information products and services (e.g., publications, question-and-answer services and database services)
  • promoting the integrated use of communication channels, old and new, to improve the flow of information (e.g., e-communities, web portals, seminars, and study visits)
  • building ACP capacity in information and communication management (ICM), mainly through training and partnerships with ACP bodies

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