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07/01/2016
  Sustainable Agriculture designates systems in which the farmers realize the goal of efficient production of safe, high quality agricultural products, in a way that protects and improves the natural environment, the social and economic conditions of...
05/06/2013
Abstract: This study critically examined the access of women farmers to Information and Communications  Technology (ICTs) as against their male counterparts. A total of 120 respondents were randomly selected and interviewed using structured...
29/05/2013
Abstract: Agro sensing has been around for some time but as of date has not given the desired  results as far as increase in crop production and proper utilization and management of  resources is concerned. Through this paper, an attempt has been made to...
26/12/2012
This report analyzes rural broadb and use by consumers, the community-at-large, and businesses; rural broadband availability; and broadband's social and economic effects on rural areas. It also summarizes results from an ERS-sponsored workshop on rural...
30/08/2011
Source: Microfinance Focus The World Bank has recently published a video on its eRwanda Project, an Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) program in Rwanda and its impact on rural women and agriculture. Dr. Jeanne D'Arc Mujawamariya, Rwandan...
09/07/2011
Biologist Colin Tudge, founder of the Campaign for Real Farming, has come up with a fascinating  concept: the part-time farmer(http://www.campaignforrealfarming.org/2011/02/eight-steps-back-to-the-land-2/). Tudge writes about the UK, but the quest to...
08/03/2011
The 2010 annual report "Because I am a girl- Digital and Urban Frontiers: Girls in a Changing Landscape"  Author: Plan File size: 6.9 mb Number of pages: 199 Published: 2010 Summary: "Focusing on two of the 21st century's fastest growing areas - the...
07/03/2011
The shift in development thinking and practice towards people-centred programmes and the participation of people and communities in decisions concerning their own lives is creating new opportunities for social change and the empowerment of both women and...
09/02/2011
"The DatAgro project is taking advantage of the high penetration rate of cellphones in Latin America to allow rural farming cooperatives in Latin America, beginning with Chile, to define the types of information most critical to their lives and...
08/02/2011
Food and the Environment World Congress on Computers in Agriculture 11th - 14th July 2011, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague This Conference strives to provide researchers, industries, politicians and professionals with the opportunity to build...

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