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Evaluation of the Use of Ict in Agricultural Technology Delivery to Farmers in Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

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Abstract: This study evaluated the use of ICT as a source of technology delivery among farmers in Ebonyi State of Nigeria. Multiple-stage random sampling technique was used to select 120 respondents. Infrastructural, technical, institutional and financial constraints were identified by factor analysis. In conclusion, overcoming the problems of information dissemination and communication, language barriers and limited economic resources would increase the use of ICTs in the study area.  Recommendations such as improvement of infrastructural facilities, periodic training of farmers, and extension agents, subsidizing ICTs facilities as well as organizing public enlightenment programmes should be carried out to improve the awareness and the use of ICTs in Ebonyi State.

 Authors: Dr. Egwu Emeka Williams, Mr. Igwe Sylvester Agbo