Tag Archives: Ghana


W4RA work featured in BBC article

A BBC web article “‘Siri, will talking ever top typing?’ By Padraig Belton features our work done on voice interfaces for farmer information in Northern Ghana. Francis Dittoh talks about the need for specific information for farmers in their own language and discusses ongoing research into our Kasadaka system. Anna Bon talks more about the […]

Screenshot of the bBC article

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Ghana trip Feb 2018

[crosspost from victordeboer.com] As part of the ongoing W4RA efforts, the VU ICT4D team visited West-Africa once more. This time, we visited Mali, Burkina Faso and Ghana. I personally went to Ghana to talk to external PhD candidate Francis Dittoh and his colleagues at the University of Development Studies (UDS) and the SARI institute in […]


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