Re-designing the farmer-extension-agricultural research/education continuum in India with ICT-mediated knowledge management

Published on 24 April 2011

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Start Date: 1 September 2007 | End Date: 1 December 2011

Overview

The project is expected to result in significant enhancement of capacity among agricultural experts at various levels in the refinement and management of new knowledge flows and platforms. It will also enhance the capacity of ICT professionals to develop autonomous relationships with the NARES organizations to serve farmers through the ICT-mediated kiosks. It will lead to a highly integrated knowledge and information services model that can be deployed easily among all organizations working towards improved food and livelihood security of farmers in India.

Objectives:

 

  1. To build, demonstrate and sustain a model agricultural knowledge organization and system in support of extension in India;

 

  1. To develop and manage an online and offline  forum for management of farm level Q&A  and discussions which is integrated with knowledge  generation and organization;

 

  1. To build and demonstrate an online as well as offline multi-modal information delivery arrangement linking online content and expert knowledge  with query services;

 

  1. To build and sustain geospatial data and knowledge organization  systems  to support agricultural research, education  and technology transfer;

 

  1. To build capacity among agricultural experts in the advanced management of highly integrated information services in support of education, research and extension; 

 

To develop methods for viable integration of back-end digital systems and processes to foster  autonomous, long term  collaboration between the ICT sector and the NARES organizations in India 

Objectives:

 

1.      To build, demonstrate and sustain a model agricultural knowledge organization and system in support of extension in India;

 

2.      To develop and manage an online and offline  forum for management of farm level Q&A  and discussions which is integrated with knowledge  generation and organization;

 

3.      To build and demonstrate an online as well as offline multi-modal information delivery arrangement linking online content and expert knowledge  with query services;

 

4.      To build and sustain geospatial data and knowledge organization  systems  to support agricultural research, education  and technology transfer;

 

5.      To build capacity among agricultural experts in the advanced management of highly integrated information services in support of education, research and extension;

 

To develop methods for viable integration of back-end digital systems and processes to foster  autonomous, long term  collaboration between the ICT sector and the NARES organizations in India

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One Response to “Re-designing the farmer-extension-agricultural research/education continuum in India with ICT-mediated knowledge management”

  1. Dr Kiran Yadav says:

    Dear Mr Fatteh !

    From the source of an ongoing project in Department of Agriculture, Gujarat; Cumin, Potato, Cotton and Issabgul are recommended to earn more profits. For more information following links can be referred:

    1. Agricultural Produce Market Committee, Unjha (http://www.apmcunjha.com/details.php?id=8)
    2. Junagadh Agricultural University
    3. Dantiwada Agricultural University
    4. Navsari Agricultural University
    5. Anand Agricultural University

    Regards

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