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Access Framework in Developing Countries: the Case of Agricultural Informatics Access and Management in Uganda

By Raphael Aregu, Dr. Martin Bagaya and Prof John Nerbonne

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Abstract: The study is tailored towards investigating the level and extent of ICT based access to digital content and information by the Ugandan agricultural and development community. The target community includes the researchers, policy makers and selected groups of farmers who have attained the level of recognising their information needs. This very particular paper is focusing on the current ICT based digital content access systems and methods among Ugandan agricultural research and development sector. Attempts are made, using business modelling methods and other information sciences methodologies, such as bibliometrics, to evaluate the current access models, content usability etc. Preliminary findings indicate skewed development strategies and action interventions in the country

Topics: Digital Content, Information, Internet, agricultural research, development, poverty, Uganda, Agricultural informatics, Agriculture, Rural
Year: 2010
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