The Challenges of Utilizing Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Agriculture Extension

Authors(1) :-Bhavesh Kataria

The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in agriculture and rural development has surged in the past decade. Growing attention has focused on the contributions of these technologies to agriculture and rural development. ICT includes computers and communication technology along with associated software. The activities of generating, processing, transmitting, disseminating, sorting, archiving and retrieving information constitute the information industry. Innovation in ICT to an increase agriculture production and helps farmerís in decision making in growth of their crops. ICTs have the potential to reach many farmers with timely and accessible content. But the content that the ICTs deliver has more relevance if it is localized and context specific, as this improves the value and action ability of the information, which can have important impacts on farm management. In this paper covered challenges of utilizing ICT in agriculture extension, as ICT took initiate many projects agriculture development, many of these projects were started by NGOs, private organisations, cooperative bodies and governmental organisations.

Authors and Affiliations

Bhavesh Kataria
Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, LDRP Institute of Technology and Research, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Information Technology, ICT Projects, NGO, Agriculture, Farmers

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 1 | January-Febuary 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-02-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 380-384
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1511103
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Bhavesh Kataria, " The Challenges of Utilizing Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Agriculture Extension, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp.380-384, January-Febuary-2015.
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