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NOTE 17: mExtension – Mobile Phones for Agricultural Advisory Services

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In the last few decades, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have provided immense opportunities for the social and economic development of rural people, and some technologies have surpassed others. Mobile telephony is one such technology that has developed significantly in the past few years, and the subscription rate in developing countries has gone up from 22 per 100 inhabitants in 2005 to 91.8 per 100 inhabitants in 2015. Mobile technology goes beyond geographic, socio-economic,  and cultural barriers and this large increase in mobile subscriptions, along with the recent roll out of 3G and 4G technology, can play a big role in the development of rural people. 

Overview of Extension Philosophies and Methods (#0)

Governance, Structure

Agricultural Innovation Systems (#13)

Innovative Financing Mechanisms for Demand Driven Agricultural Advisory Services (#21)

The Role of Producer Organisations in RAS (#12)

Capacity and Management

Management Advice for Family Farms to Strengthen Entrepreneurial Skills (#8)

Advisory Methods

Community Knowledge Workers for Rural Advisory Services (#14)

Edutainment TV for disseminating information about agriculture (#22)

Enabling Rural Innovation (#5)

Extension campaigns (#24)

Farmer Field Schools (#2)

Farmer Study Circles (#20)

Farmer-to-farmer Extension (#7)

Innovation Platfroms (#1)

Navigating ICTs for Extension and Advisory Services (#11)

mExtension - Mobile Phones for Agricultural Advisory Services (#17)

Mobile Based Bundled Services (#3)

Plant health clinics (#23)

Rural Resource Centres: A Community Approach to Agricultural Extension (#10)

Service Provision by Agri-Cooperatives Engaged in High Value Markets (#19)

Social Media for Rural Advisory Services (#15)

Using Radio in Agricultural Extension (#18)

Videos for Agricultural Extension (#6)

Web Portals for Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services (#16)

Cross-Cutting

Integration Gender into RAS (#4)

Integrating Nutrition into RAS (#9)

Involving Men in Nutrition (#26)

Promoting Nutrition-sensitive Extension Advisory Services (#25)

 

Comments  

# Dr.Dan Kisauzi 2015-10-16 06:14
Sorry, in my earlier question relating to governance, I meant governance in knowledge networks not social networks
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