Farmers’ Perceptions Regarding the Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Northern Pakistan

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 full delivery of information to the farmers. The study suggested to create awareness on the use of ICT among farming communities and educate them on the use of modern ICT for development. 

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