Practical Insights on Benin

11 Cost-Effective Uses of Drones in ICT for Agriculture

11 Cost-Effective Uses of Drones in ICT for Agriculture

Published on: Jun 07 2017 by Catholic Relief Services - 1 Comment
In February CRS, in collaboration with NetHope, flew a drone, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), over cashew farms in central Benin. Just from a first look at the...
The Status of Open Data Initiatives in West Africa

The Status of Open Data Initiatives in West Africa

Published on: Jun 29 2016 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Open data offers many improvements for governance and services. As technology allows for more interoperability and a stronger free-flow of information, the government...
Dear Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Benin: Have You Heard of Wikipedia?

Dear Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Benin: Have You Heard of Wikipedia?

Published on: Nov 02 2012 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Looking at this map of Wikipedia edits from Africa, I am surprised by the total lack of edits from the gray areas. Some countries, like Somalia & Somaliland,...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 9 – May 22, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 9 – May 22, 2012

Published on: May 22 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for May 9 – May 22, 2012
Agriculture and Food Security in Africa: After watching USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah on the PBS NewsHour discuss the goal of lifting 50 million Africans out...
How to include women in your tech start-up, your ICT4D project, or your training sessions

How to include women in your tech start-up, your ICT4D project, or your training sessions

Published on: Feb 28 2011 by Theresa Sondjo - Comments Off on How to include women in your tech start-up, your ICT4D project, or your training sessions
Are you looking for a woman working in IT? Someone who’s bright, innovative, and ready to take risks? Someone who’s already trained in the basics and is excited...
East African Fiber Goes Live While Benin Goes Dark

East African Fiber Goes Live While Benin Goes Dark

Published on: Jul 27 2009 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
To great fanfare the Seacom fiber optic cable from London to South Africa, was turned on this past Thursday. Offering 10,000 Mbps capacity to bandwidth starved...