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Improving the transfer and use of agricultural information

a guide to information technology

by Willem Zijp

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Rural development -- Data processing.,
  • Agriculture -- Data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 94-105).

    StatementWillem Zijp.
    SeriesWorld Bank discussion papers,, 247
    ContributionsWorld Bank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN49.C6 Z55 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 105 p. ;
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1088709M
    ISBN 100821328689
    LC Control Number94012763

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All Book Search results » Bibliographic information. Title: Improving the Transfer and Use of Agricultural Information: A Guide to Information Technology, Parts Discussion Paper Series Improving the Transfer and Use of Agricultural Information: A Guide to Information Technology Volume of World Bank Operations Evaluation Study.

Improving the transfer and use of agricultural information: guide to information technology (English) Abstract. Information is crucial in agricultural production, in addition to land, labor and by: Get this from a library. Improving the transfer and use of agricultural information: a guide to information technology.

[Willem Zijp; World Bank.]. Get this from a library. Improving the transfer and use of agricultural information: a guide to information technology. [Willem Zijp; World Bank.] -- Annotation World Bank Discussion Paper Farmers in developing countries receive much of their technical information from family and friends as well as from private and public extension.

Information is crucial in agricultural production, in addition to land, labor and capital. However, investment in Information Technology (IT) has been mainly in urban areas of industrial countries, despite the potential for cost-effective applications of IT in rural areas in developing countries.

"Improving the Transfer and Use of Agricultural Market Information in Zambia: A User Needs Assessment," Food Security Collaborative Working PapersMichigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.

Handle: RePEc:ags:midcwp DOI: /   How ICT tools are improving efficiency of agricultural development. in a World Bank Conditional Cash Transfer project in Guatemala. Digitisation cut. for the use of “information” in farming are growing(2). This article describes the Hitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd.’s agricultural information management system based on GIS (geographic information system) technology, while also giving some examples of its use and discussing the outlook for agricultural IT (information technology).

1. Introduction. Agriculture plays a significant role for economic and social development in most undeveloped countries. Information of adequate quality is a necessary condition for improvement of all areas of the rapid development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), data and information can be effectively generated, stored, analyzed, disseminated and used.

Agricultural extension programmes have been one of the main conduits of addressing rural poverty and food insecurity. This is because, it has the means to transfer technology, support rural adult learning, assist farmers in problem-solving and getting farmers actively involved in the agricultural knowledge and information system [].Extension is defined by FAO [] as; “systems that should.

Improving agricultural extension: a reference manual was prepared under a contract between FAO and the International Program for Agricultural Knowledge System (INTERPAKS), College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States. Another audio-focused ICT innovation is the Talking Book, a “low cost audio computer”.

It is being used by Literacy Bridge in agricultural projects to address both literacy and gender gaps by providing women and illiterate farmers, as well as others, with access to information on agricultural.

transfer. Agricultural extension systems in most developing countries are under-funded and have had mixed effects. Much of the extension information has been found to be out of date, irrelevant and not applicable to small farmers’ needs, leaving such farmers with very little information or resources to improve their productivity.

conservation. For the purpose of this study agricultural information therefore refers to agriculture related data which are transformed into meaningful and useful contexts or forms for effective decision making in agriculture or farming related activities.

Agricultural information servicescontribute significantly to agricultural production. This Book is a common approach to understanding the functional repertoire of a genome is through functional genomics. With systems biology burgeoning, bioinformatics has grown to a larger extent for plant genomes where several applications in the form of protein-protein interactions (PPI).

Use of e-book readers for improving agricultural extension service in Ethiopia 1. Use of e-book readers for improving agricultural extension service in Ethiopia Fanos Mekonnen Birke*, Dirk Hoekstra, Aklilu Bogale and Berhanu Gebremedhin • Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) have improved extension service delivery in many countries.

In short, given the tremendous need for ag tech solutions we should all work to grow the use of precision farming and the application of wise data. Tim Sparapani I’m a data privacy law and. Strategies for Improving Information Services to USDA Scientists in Remote Locations of the U.S.

The Role of IAALD in Agricultural Information Transfer. John R. Metcalfe. Pages: Book Reviews. book review. BOOK REVIEWS. Paula Szilard. This book provides useful information about Urban Agriculture, which includes the production of crops in small to large lots, vertical production on walls, windows, rooftops, urban gardens, farmer's markets, economic models of urban gardening, peri-urban agricultural systems, and spatial planning and evolution of the land uses.

The first premise of this book is that farmers need access to options for improving their situation. In agricultural terms, these options might be manage ment alternatives or different crops to grow, that can stabilize or increase household income, that reduce soil degradation and dependence on off-farm inputs, or that exploit local market opportunities.

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Santi Kumari Behera.Book Detail: Extension Methodologies for Transfer of Agricultural Technology Language: English Pages: Author: TNAU Price: Free Outlines of Extension Methodologies for Transfer of agricultural Technology Communication Communication models Forms of communication Extension programme planning Principles of programme planning Monitoring and evaluation of extension programme .