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There is an increasing global demand for food, water and energy. All three are inter-linked, a fact that has increasingly become the focus of attention for policy makers and governments.

Published in Opinion & Analysis

A farmer is weeding his fields by hand deep in rural Tanzania – it seems a timeless scene, far removed from the high-tech, interconnected world of today. Yet the weather forecasts that the farmer used to time his planting, the inexpensive mobile phone that he uses to check market prices before harvesting, and possibly even the potential to receive government assistance should his region be struck by drought all depend, in some or other way, on space technology.

Published in Opinion & Analysis
Friday, 30 May 2008

Dr Mercy Mwanikah Ojoyi

Position: Researcher
Programme: Governance of Africa's Resources Programme

Published in Experts