Working Paper 269 September 2011 Dial “ A ” for Agriculture A Review of Information and Communication Technologies for Agricultural Extension in Developing Countries

@inproceedings{Aker2011WorkingP2,
  title={Working Paper 269 September 2011 Dial “ A ” for Agriculture A Review of Information and Communication Technologies for Agricultural Extension in Developing Countries},
  author={Jenny Aker},
  year={2011}
}
Agriculture can serve as an important engine for economic growth in developing countries, yet yields in these countries have lagged far behind those in developed countries for decades. One potential mechanism for increasing yields is the use of improved agricultural technologies, such as fertilizers, seeds and cropping techniques. Public-sector programs have attempted to overcome information-related barriers to technological adoption by providing agricultural extension services. While such… CONTINUE READING
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