Farmers’ Perceptions Regarding the Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Northern Pakistan
Farmers in the Khybe Pakthunkhwa (KPK) province in Pakistan considered the utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a useful source of agricultural information. In the study published by Aldosari et.al in 2017, farmer respondents agreed that information gathered through traditional media (radio and television) as well as the new media (mobile phone and internet) are sufficient for them. However, issues on access, availability and educational status affect the
An on-going online global event is staged to put family farming at the center of sustainable food systems. Organized by the World Rural Forum (WRF), the Global Conference: Family Farming at the core of Sustainable Food Systems aims to scale up the implementation of the United Nations Decade of Family Farming towards a more sustainable, resilient, inclusive, and viable food systems, contributing directly to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
In the Spotlight
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is inviting the public and its stakeholders to join in the International Symposium on Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems and Family Farming on Oct.18-20. This upcoming virtual event will focus on how the main features of GIAHS sites and the UN Decade of Family Farming action plan can jointly strengthen the multidimensionality of family farming. The outcomes of the symposium will include an improved understanding
ComDevAsia in Action
ComDev Asia will be launching a new Rural Communication Services (RCS) Initiative and Community of Practice in the Asia-Pacific region. This virtual event will happen via Zoom on the 18 November, 2021 at 6:00PM (Manila Time). The launch is in support of the implementation of a regional Participatory Communication Plan (PCP) within the framework of the United Nations Decade of Family Farming (UNDFF). This initiative aims to bring together farmer organizations, international