International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Computers & Electronics in Agriculture | Nigeria | Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019


The Role of Robust ICT in Fostering Agricultural Extension, Rural Development and Food Security

J. S. Owotogbe | B. A. Adu | B. Adu


Abstract: It is of great need to know how Information Communication Technology (ICT) can help in developing agricultural extension which will in turn lead to rural development and food security fostering. Achieving optimum effectiveness and efficiency in agricultural extension services are at the mercy of effective communication of the agricultural information available to the farmers. This paper explains the seeming old media as mode of communication which are not fully maximized in agricultural extension. It is proposed that ICTs should be integrated with the old communication media.


Keywords: ICT, Food security, Rural Development


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019,


Pages: 442 - 445


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