Use of information and communication technology in the dissemination of agricultural information in Public Agricultural Research Institutes in Uganda

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The objective of this study is to identify and analyse challenge of use of Information Communication Technologies by public agricultural research institutes. It involves questionnaire interviews with 328 respondents and use of secondary information sources. Information generated will be used to strengthen information management and dissemination pathways.
L’objectif de cette étude est d’identifier et d’analyser les défis de l’utilisation des Technologies de l’Information et de Communication par des instituts publics de recherche agronomique. Il consiste en des entrevues constituées de questionnaires avec 328 répondants et l’utilisation des sources d’information secondaires. L’information produite servira à renforcer la gestion de l’information et les voies de diffusion.
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2010
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East Africa
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RUFORUM Conferences and Workshops
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Open Access
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Printed resource
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1787-1796
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About the RUFORUM 2010 Biennal Conference
"The 2010 RUFORUM Biennial Conference was the second in the series. The main objective of the Biennial conferences is to provide a platform for agricultural research for development stakeholders in Africa and beyond to actively exchange findings and experiences, while at the same time learning lessons towards improving performance of the agricultural sector and ultimately people’s livelihoods. The biennial conference is RUFORUM’s most comprehensive meeting for the diversity of stakeholders in agriculture. It is especially dedicated to graduate students and their supervisors, grantees in RUFORUM member universities and alumni. It is a platform for peer review, quality control, mentorship, networking and shared learning. This record contains an extended abstract accepted under the theme of Information Systems