Agricultural Information Sources of Rural Farmers: Evidence from Pakistan

Farmers have been utilizing several sources of information for their agricultural-related needs. Among those are neighbor-friend-relatives, self-experience, media (print and/or electronic), and the likes. In Pakistan, a study was conducted to assess which source of information is preferred the most by the rural farmers in the area. Results showed that the top/major source of agricultural information utilized… Read More

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Pakistan is the 8th leading producer of global wheat production. (FAOSTAT, 2019). 76.38 million people or 35% of its population are using Internet Technology (IT). IT innovations help develop new ways to make farming more efficient and grow more food. (Khan, The researchers are from agriculture colleges in universities located in China, USA, and… Read More

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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 in 2017, farmer respondents agreed that information gathered through traditional media (radio and television) as well as the new media (mobile phone and… Read More

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