The dissemination of technology for rural development in Kenya
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  • Ng"iya Youth Polytechnic.,
  • Rural development -- Kenya.,
  • Technical education -- Kenya.,
  • Technology -- Kenya.

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Statementby Mudhune Ombaka.
SeriesCanadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 163 leaves
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21141625M

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  This paper examines the joint effects of mobile phone technology, knowledge creation and diffusion on inclusive human development in 49 sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries.   •Kenya Network for Dissemination of Agricultural Technologies (KENDAT) notes these animals are critical to households as a transport mode. •Early this year, Kenya . dissemination approaches in agricultural development in western kenya with specific reference to emuhaya division of vihiga district v by k e tr a y |o k usi thesis submitted to the institute of african studies in partial fulfiijment of the requirements for the degree of . In Kenya economic development is dependent on agricultural improvement. Kenya is the largest food and agricultural products importer in east Africa. About 82% of the total land in Kenya is.

  Information and communication technology (ICT) can be thought of as an umbrella under which there reside communication system, device and applications. Main importance of ICT is given to its ability to provide greater access to information and communication to the populations and the quality of service provided than the technological backbone required. Rural development includes economic. Land degradation is more pronounced in the Eastern parts and North Eastern parts of Kenya (as shown in Fig. ), where % of the land suffers from severe degradation, 52 % from moderate degradation and 33 % is vulnerable to land degradation (Muchena ; UNEP ).Bai et al. depicts that in about 64 % of Kenya’s total land area was subject to moderate land degradation and about 23 %. and private sectors and to enhance the dissemination of hybrid rice technology, Hybrid Rice Development Consortium (HRDC) was established at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in with 38 public and private organizations. By Q1 , . dissemination. This paper reviews and discusses the role of ICT and its practical contributions to agriculture and rural development in Kenya. Data from various sources- Kenya’s agricultural departments, ICT providers, NGOs and grey literature reviews were used. Results indicate use of ICTs especially mobile.

Dissemination of Project Findings: Field Visits to Project AFCAP/GEN/ Media Book-Launch Report Kenya Network for Dissemination of Agricultural Technologies [KENDAT] International Forum for Rural Transport and Development (IFRTD) and TCP International GmbH April Rural Logistics for Smallholder Farmers to Meet New Agricultural Market Demands. Strategies to deal with rural development should take into consideration the remoteness and potentials in rural areas and provide targeted differentiated approaches. 8. A healthy and dynamic agricultural sector is an important foundation of rural development, . technology for rural and urban infrastructure and access and rural employment. ASIST provides a Technical Enquiry Service to respond to specific requests for information. ASIST maintains a network database of contact persons and institutions involved in the promotion and development of labour-based technology and access and rural employment. Agricultural information systems and their applications for development of agriculture and rural community, a review study.