Tag Archives: Africa


Amadou Tangara interviewed by SciDev

The news site Scidev.net, Science for Development, which already covered the VOICES/W4RA project in May 2013, broadcast a radio podcast on the RadioMarché project. Science journalist Lou Del Bello interviewed Amadou Tangara, key-user and co-creator of RadioMarché on the impact of this system on the local sales of honey and sheabutter in Mali. Access this […]

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W4RA at European Development Days

The Web of Voices was presented at the European Development Days, 26 November 2013 in Brussels by the W4RA team. Mathieu Ouedraogo, president of Réseau MARP, Burkinabe NGO that supports rural communities in their regreening efforts, presented the need for more agro-forestry systems in the Sahel region, and the important role of knowledge sharing amongst […]


Voice-Based Marketing for Agriculture in Northern Ghana

Chris van Aart at the ICTD 2013 Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.   By Francis Dittoh, Chris van Aart, Victor de Boer ABSTRACT We present a study conducted in rural Northern Ghana about issues around the marketing of agricultural products and the need of mobile-based ICT solutions. The need for the spread of information […]

Chris van Aart at ICTD2013