10,000 years of agricultural evolution can be largely grouped into just four development eras: Paleothic (early domestication of plants and animals), Antiquity (roughly the 2000 years BCE, in which...
The livelihoods of the world’s poor rise and fall with the fate of agriculture. Enhancing the ability of smallholders to connect with the knowledge, networks, and institutions necessary...
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Information Communication Technology is now widely recognized as a powerful and valuable tool to empower farmers and support them in their activities. Though, as it has also arisen during all e-...
Abstract: This study evaluated the use of ICT as a source of technology delivery among farmers in Ebonyi State of Nigeria. Multiple-stage random sampling technique was used to select 120 respondents...
Agreement covers knowledge exchange, resilience, women’s leadership support and poverty measurement
Grameen Foundation and FAO will work closely to enhance small-holder farmer access to knowledge...
This blog was originally posted by Brenna Goth on September 4, 2013 in the CIMMYT blog.Mobile phones promise new opportunities for reaching farmers with agricultural information, but are their...
The Conseil Cafe-Cacao (CCC) of Cote d'Ivoire has announced a new mobile phone programme called CocoaLink that will create a free information exchange for all Ivorian farmers with mobile phones....
Insufficient electricity coupled by crude application of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) have been cited among the major hurdles to the development of the sector in most African...
Funding for a project to deliver voice-based technologies that enable illiterate people in rural Africa to access the web — even those without an Internet connection or a computer — is ending this...