Paris, 26 September 2007

EFITA newsletter / 330 / European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment

Web2fordev 2007 conference: Front runners on the use of modern technology for (rural) development meet in Rome - Live the conference as if you were there!
25-27 September - ROME
During the Conference daily multimedia digests will be produced and put online to follow the outcomes of everyday presentations and discussions.
The Web2forDev conference kicked off yesterday with great enthusiasm. DayO was an appetizer where more than 70 participants (from all around the world) came to learn about tagging, vlogging or wikis.
The key words were creativity, participation and sharing.
Have a look for more details at the articles and multimedia material our Media team prepared.
Let me thank again Panos Institute West Africa for their kind support to strengthen the Media team. And join us on the blog ( to comment and share your experience!

Le développement à la base par l’internet participatif - Ibrahima Faye (Sénégal)

La pré-conférence du Web2fordev expérimente le « barcamp - Gnona Afangbedji (Bénin)

Blogging for development: should we follow the hype? Holly Ashley (IIED)

Sharing farmers knowledge through audioblog - Sarah Bel (CTA)

Interview with Prince Deh, Vlogger from Ghana - vidéo– Noel Tadegnon (Togo)

Le blog brise les fossés interpersonnels - Ramata Soré (Burkina Faso)

Le Wiki, un outil multiple et populaire - Ramata Soré (Burkina Faso)

Début de la première conférence Web2forDev 2007 - Interview with Lucie Lamoureux (Bellanet) on Open space sessions - Audio by Noel Tadegnon (Togo)

Web2 and the Development publishing sector- Sarah Bel (CTA)

Vox Pops from Web2fordev on Day Zero - Brenda Zulu (Zambia)

First feedback from the pre-Conference Web2.0TasterDay -Christian Kreutz (GTZ)


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Chinese proverbs
Crowded elevator smell different to midget.
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