Wondering what the research is saying about building ICT solutions in Agriculture? Our first ICT4D Technology Research Brief. Click to download the PDF:

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There are now quite a number of experimental designs and RCTs (randomized controlled trials) of market information systems measuring revenue gained by rural agriculturalists (farmers, fishermen) and traders. While some show improvements to the prices farmers get for their crops, others disappointingly show a lack of impact. There are also studies of agricultural extension services delivered via mobile phone which … [Read more...]

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Reposting this entry from The Connectivity, Inclusion, and Inequality Group blog at the Oxford Internet Institute. (see the original post here and download the full report on connectivity and the tea sector in Rwanda)

by Chris Foster

Market information systems are growing in popularity as an intervention by governments, NGOs and private firms alike. New information provision for farmers, … [Read more...]

ANALYZING POWERPLAYS IN CRICKET

Background

A game of cricket is played between 2 teams with 11 players on each side. The cricket ground is made of 2 concentric circles. Typically, The bowling team  is allowed to field 4 fielders in the outer circle. However during a powerplay, the fielding restrictions allow only 2 fielders outside. With this fielding arrangement, the … [Read more...]

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consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse
cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non
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consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse
cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non
proident, sunt in … [Read more...]

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quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo
consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse
cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non
proident, sunt in … [Read more...]