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


Bhavesh Kataria
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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.

Bhavesh Kataria

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 Print ISSN Online ISSN
2015-02-25 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
380-384 IJSRSET1511103   Technoscience Academy

Cite This Article

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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