E-agriculture and e-government have transformed public service delivery across the globe, though there are still a number of associated economic, social, political, and legal challenges. E-Agriculture and E-Government for Global Policy Development: Implications and Future Directions provides critical research and knowledge on electronic agriculture and e-government development experiences from around the world. This authoritative reference source describes and evaluates real-life e-agriculture and e-government case studies, examines theoretical frameworks, and discusses key global policy development issues, challenges, and constraints on socio-economic advancements.
Awareness and the use of mobile phones for market linkage by smallholder farmers in Kenya -- E-agriculture development in South Africa : opportunities, challenges and prospects -- Agriculture, communication, and socioeconomic development : a proposal for e-agriculture in Nigeria -- Newly emerging e-commerce initiatives on the agricultural market in Poland -- The development of e-agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa : key considerations, challenges, and policy implications -- Diffusion and dissemination of agricultural knowledge : an e-communication model for rural India -- Using ICT to resolve the modernization paradox for rural communities in Africa : a theoretical exploration and conceptualization -- Connected government for a developing country context : an assessment of the extent of inter-departmental integration for selected government departments in Zimbabwe -- Zambia and e-government : an assessment and recommendations -- Globalized workforce development and responsible global citizenship through e-literacy capacity building programs for low income African countries -- Building capacity for electronic governance in developing countries : critical success factors -- The use of information and communication technologies for health service delivery in Namibia : perceptions, technology choices, and policy implications for sub-Saharan Africa -- ICTs as tools for poverty reduction : the Tanzanian experience -- Impact of e-government implementation on poverty reduction in rural India : selected case studies -- The development of an organic agriculture model : a system dynamics approach to support decision-making processes -- Role of telecommunications in precision agriculture -- World wide weber : formalise, normalise, rationalise : e-government for welfare state - perspectives from South Africa.
Number Of Pages: 342
Published: 30th September 2009