Empowerment of farmers through ICT literacy
- Ms. Pavithra Subhashini
,Senior Lecturer / Head ,Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering ,Faculty of Computing
Published Date: 14-09-2017
Integrating Information Communication Technology (ICT) with Agriculture is identified as one of the most important tasks in order to achieve sustainable development in the agriculture sector in Sri Lanka. Main objective of this research is to suggest more suitable and proper approach to empower the Sri Lankan farmers through ICT. As entry criteria for the main objective there will be a fact finding session, which measures the current level of ICT knowledge of Sri Lankan farmers, identify the information needs, pattern of use of ICT and factors that hinder the use of ICT by the farmers.