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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(6): 1250-1253
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.706.147


ICT A Strategies for knowledge Empowerment of the Farmers
Richa Kumari and Arunima Kumari
Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can revolutionize Indian farming sector and also benefit all farmers through this new technology including small landholders. Agriculture is the most important sector because majority of the rural population in developing countries depending on it for their livelihood. The traditional approaches that adapted for agriculture development, has numerous challenges in terms of production, marketing, profit etc. The challenges of the traditional agriculture are addressed significantly by using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) that play a very important role in uplifting the livelihoods of the rural small landholder farmers. ICT helps in growing demand for new approaches. It also helps in empowering the rural people by providing better access to natural resources, effective production strategies, improved agricultural technologies, markets, banking and financial services etc.


Keywords: Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Small land holder farmers, Agricultural market information, Market access etc.
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Richa Kumari and Arunima Kumari. 2018. ICT A Strategies for knowledge Empowerment of the Farmers.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(6): 1250-1253. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.706.147