Thursday, 26 July 2012


I am presently browsing through the Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK) CD developed by FAO (

It comprises of  a set of lessons (11 in total) each with its learning objecives, instructions and exercises.

I find this very interesting as it really explains to you in layman terms the exciting world of web 2.0.

For those of you still new to this concept of Web 2.0, it refers to the tools available which help to connect people, enable sharing, collaboration and publishing of information through the internet.

You may already have used some of these tools e.g Skype, Google docs or maps, wikis and so on.

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

Web 2.0 Workshop at UoM (09 July to 13 July 12)

Dear all

I would like to thank all the team behind the Web 2.0 Workshop which was sponsored by the ACP - EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA).

One of the many outputs of this workshop has been the creation of this blog.

You can find more information on this workshop on the Faculty of Agriculture's blog,

The First Blog in Mauritius for Potato & Onion Growers

Hello everyone

This blog is open to all stakeholders involved in the Potato and Onion Filiere.

You will find articles and statistics related to the Potato and Onion Industry in Mauritius.

Your contributions in the form of articles or comments are most welcome.

We hope to make this blog a meeting point for all potato and onion growers, input providers, research and extension services.

A potato grower in his field