Monthly Archives: October 2010

IT Transfer to Support Filipino Farmers

Philippine Precision Farming gets a Mobile Upgrade The Filipino Department of Agriculture has implemented a server that sends SMSs to farmers notifying them, depending on where they live, of the best time to plant and how much fertilizer to use. … Continue reading

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Appropriate Technology Sourcebook

Appropriate Technology Sourcebook Reviews over 1,150 books on appropriate technology

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SciDev Article: Africa Needs a Culture of Science

Scientific projects must address the real and pressing needs of Africa

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Michael Pritchard’s water filter

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An insightful e-mail exchange with a Social Entrepreneur

Oct 13, 2010 : “There is an amazing blending of Christian and animist beliefs across Africa.  There is  strong belief in witchcraft.  We had one farmer using our pumps and his neighbors could not believe how he went from being … Continue reading

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