Tag Archives: agriculture


W4RA meeting in Burkina Faso

In January 2014 the W4RA team met in Ouagadougou to prepare for activities in Burkina Faso. The local partner here is Réseau MARP, the Burkinabe NGO that supports farmers in their regreening activities. VU Amsterdam through Chris Reij, has collaborated with Réseau MARP since the 1980s. The director of Réseau MARP, Mathieu Ouedraogo was one […]

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Workshop with Sahel Eco and partners

“Le web pour reverdir” in Ségou, Mali 1

From 13 to 19 January 2014 the W4RA team met again in Mali and Burkina Faso. This is a continuation of the m-Agro Knowledge Sharing Pilot of the VOICES project (EU-FP7 2011-2013). The field trip was co-organized by VUA, Sahel Eco, and Réseau MARP. Part of the scaling-up strategy of W4RA to support knowledge sharing […]


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