new technologies

Study: Broadband Communication for Disaster Relief

The study looks at eight countries in the Asia-Pacific

A new study by the telecommunications expert in the Asia-Pacific TRPC and Prof John Ure (Hingkong University) sheds light on the use of broadband communication for

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Fri, 31/05/2013 - 07:06
Fri, 05/31/2013

Local and hi-tech responses needed when disaster strikes in Africa

Indigenous knowledge should be harnessed to new technologies to help break the cycle of natural calamities in Africa, according to Juliana Rotich, executive director of Ushahidi, a Nairobi-based online open source software developer. A great deal of indigenous knowledge existed on natural disasters, she told SciDev.Net at the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi today (14 December). It needed only to be collected, analysed by experts, put in usable format, and made available to people.

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Tue, 20/12/2011 - 12:43
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