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Diagrams

March 9, 2012

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Early diagrams of project: Project Flow draft: Project Flow: Project Communications: Advertisements

Similar Projects

March 7, 2012

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SMS AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS The mfarm project was the first website encountered that was similar to the Agricultural Network Project, in that, users can both receive information and sell agricultural products using SMS technology. The project is based in Kenya. This system allows users to sell in groups to increase their selling reach to wholesalers and […]

World Radio Day

February 24, 2012

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The first ever World Radio Day was hosted by SOAS on Monday 13th of February 2012. The event highlighted some of the impacts of community radio and the continuing impact of radio in empowering people and communities. Amongst the presenters for the evening were Amy O’Donnell from FrontlineSMS. After the formal presentation the floor was […]

Data Visualisation

February 24, 2012

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(Also see post on data) 19-02-2012 Project visualizing twitter data on John Terry: http://twitterabused.com/2012/02/09/visualising-twitter-networks-john-terry-captaincy-controversy/ 22-02-2012 Carried out research into visualization techniques on the internet.  It was discovered that Processing.js can be used with variables from javascript.  HTML5 also includes a drawing canvas which can be utilized by processing.js. 24-02-2012 Processing.js used in a project to […]

Data

February 21, 2012

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The success of the project in meeting the objectives defined, partly depends on the access to agricultural data on the production and distribution of fruits and vegetables that can be used for predictions.  However, it is  discovered that there is hardly any open agricultural data available, with few exceptions of data made available in accessible […]

Challenges

February 21, 2012

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19-02-2012 Amongst the challenges being faced is finding the type of user that is likely to use the system. In finding the type of users, one must firstly identify the stakeholders that are involved in a project, or in the words, who are most likely to be affected through the implementation of an Agricultural Network […]

Implementation

February 21, 2012

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21-02-2012 The project is the implementation of a technology that would assist farmers in rural communities to better manage the amount of crops that is produced. The technology includes three distinct components: the framework for an electronic market that enables farmers to place their fruits and vegetables on a market, and query market information using SMS […]