The longstanding collaboration between the VU Centre for International Cooperation and the Computer Science Department of VU on the research theme ICT for Development – the Digitizing Society in the Global South, has again led, this year again, to a fruitful result. We can harvest seven interesting theses and one conference paper at the Web […]
Promotion of non-timber forest products by innovative women farmers in Burkina Faso from Anna Bon on Vimeo.
W4RA’s action research program, together with Réseau MARP, with support of Nuffic in the Orange Knowledge Program help a workshop from 7 to 11 February 2022 in Réo, Sanguié province, Burkina Faso. The workshop participants were 18 women, all producers of non-timber forest products. Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) are defined as “any good of biological […]
“Sustainability assessment and ethical considerations are not commonly included as subtasks in the development of digital systems and services and receive less attention in the design process than business and technical aspects. When developing digital systems/services or platforms for people in resource-constrained environments, it is important to take a wider scope and include more aspects […]
Since 2011 Anna Bon, and other researchers in the W4RA team (VU Network Institute, Computer Science Department, Centre for International Cooperation, DISE team) have worked with farmer organizations in Mali to help improve the efficiency of the seed value chain, to support local smallholder farmers and contribute to food security in this country. The seed value chain […]