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Mahesh Chander shared a link to the group: e-Extension (GFRAS Interest Group on ICT4RAS).

To increase audience size and maximize use of Extension materials and information, Extension professionals can capitalize on the potential of soc

https://joe.org/joe/2017february/tt4.php
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Crisp India shared a link to the group: e-Extension (GFRAS Interest Group on ICT4RAS).

Training programs tie how to fly Unmanned Aerial Systems, or drones, together with data collection and geographic data analysis.

http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/drones_in_agriculture_and_hands_on_drone_training
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AESA Blog 66 (February 2017) ONLINE STRATEGIES TO MARKET FARM PRODUCE As farmers continue to struggle with increasing uncertainties in the market, online marketing strategies have come as a blessing, argues Dr. Mandeep K Pujara. http://www.aesa-gfras.net/admin/kcfinder/upload/files/Blog-66%20Final.pdf

AESA Blog 66 (February 2017) ONLINE STRATEGIES TO MARKET FARM PRODUCE As farmers continue to struggle with increasing uncertainties in the market, online marketing strategies have come as a blessing, argues Dr. Mandeep K Pujara. http://www.aesa-gfras.net/admin/kcfinder/upload/files/Blog-66%20Final.pdf
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Crisp India shared a link to the group: e-Extension (GFRAS Interest Group on ICT4RAS).

One of the most common questions about farmer training videos is how farmers will watch them if they don’t have electricity to run a projector, or own a laptop. As mobile communications improve, however, new ways are emerging that are making it easier for farmers to download, view and share videos.

http://www.agroinsight.com/blog/?p=1750
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Crisp India shared a link to the group: e-Extension (GFRAS Interest Group on ICT4RAS).

The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has developed a mobile app --

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/agri-business/fisheries-institute-develops-app-to-identify-fish/article9549065.ece
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Mahesh Chander shared a link to the group: e-Extension (GFRAS Interest Group on ICT4RAS).

[[asset:video:67 {"mode":"full","align":""}]] Over the past several years, innovations in information and communication technologies have fundamentally changed the nature of work. This has created new opportunities in digital employment for workers and employers in South Asia and beyond. So what are...

http://blogs.worldbank.org/endpovertyinsouthasia/abc-s-digital-jobs-south-asia
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Crisp India shared a link to the group: e-Extension (GFRAS Interest Group on ICT4RAS).

Bakhabar Kissan service has been launched aiming at improving productivity and efficiency of farming community in Pakistan.

News: Pakistan: 12 Feb 2017 "Currently Bakhabar Kissan’s platform sends nearly one million (1,000,000) SMSs per day to its subscribed farmers According to a survey conducted by Jazz Call center, 100% of the farmers responded that they willingly opted for this service. 84% farmers revealed that they were strongly satisfied with the information, quality of the content and customer services. 13% of the farmers were satisfied with Bakhaber Kissan while 3% were found not satisfied. An effort is underway to speak with those 3% farmers and to improve the service as per their feedback"
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Crisp India shared a link to the group: e-Extension (GFRAS Interest Group on ICT4RAS).

PEAT seeks to make cropping intelligent with its data capture feature that helps farmers mitigate crop damage Being a farmer is never really easy anywhere

https://yourstory.com/2017/02/peat/
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Crisp India shared a link to the group: e-Extension (GFRAS Interest Group on ICT4RAS).

The adoption of mobile phones has expanded everyday Africans' ability to share important life-changing events with the rest of the world

https://qz.com/901357/selfies-are-great-but-smartphones-have-done-much-more-for-africa-says-harvard-professor-calestous-juma/
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In rural advisory services ICTs have four broad functions namely: (i) addressing the need for localized and customized information - adapted to rural users in a comprehensible format and appropriate language; (ii) helping document and store information that is usually available in very diverse qualitative and quantitative forms; (iii) enabling collaboration and partnerships for innovation among rural actors; and (iv) helping rural communities “gain a voice”. 

(from: ICT in Agriculture, The World Bank, 2011)

 

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ICT4Ag conference in November 2013 in Kigali, Uganda

icon pdf Putting the horse in front of the cart. A presentation about ICT design strategy, Andrea Bohn

icon pdf Extension & GFRAS Saravanan Raj (pdf 1.7MB)
icon pdf Information and Communication Technologies for Agriculture Maximo Torero (pdf 7MB)
icon pdf ICTs for Agricultural Extension Saravanan Raj (pdf 2.2MB)
icon pdf Revisiting Extension with the ChangingArchitecture of ICTs  Benjamin Addom (pdf 1MB)

 

worlbank ismailIn rural advisory services ICTs have four broad functions namely: (i) addressing the need for localized and customized information - adapted to rural users in a comprehensible format and appropriate language; (ii) helping document and store information that is usually available in very diverse qualitative and quantitative forms; (iii) enabling collaboration and partnerships for innovation among rural actors; and (iv) helping rural communities “gain a voice”. 

(from: ICT in Agriculture, The World Bank, 2011)

 

icon pdf Putting the horse in front of the cart. A presentation about ICT design strategy held at the ICT4Ag conference in November 2013 in Kigali by Andrea Bohn

Other presentations from this event:

icon pdf Extension & GFRAS Saravanan Raj (pdf 1.7MB)
icon pdf Information and Communication Technologies for Agriculture Maximo Torero (pdf 7MB)
icon pdf ICTs for Agricultural Extension Saravanan Raj (pdf 2.2MB)
icon pdf Revisiting Extension with the ChangingArchitecture of ICTs  Benjamin Addom (pdf 1MB)