The Gender, Agriculture and Rural Development in the Information Society (GenARDIS) small grants fund was developed in 2002 to support work on gender-related issues in ICTs for agricultural and rural development in the African, Caribbean and Pacific regions.


African Radio and Drama association women’s club listeners use new technologies to call into the radio station in rural Nigeria.


Women who belong to the Cienaga Cooperative for Development (CODECI) in the Dominican Republic. One of their projects is to make preserves and they use ICT to carry out their tasks, communicate amongst themselves, organise their accounting, production and marketing (stock, sales, elaboration of jams, etc). They are part of APC’s GenARDIS project.

Photo: APC


The opening plenary of the Uganda workshop: Photo: APC-Africa-Women

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