Information and communication technologies(ICT)s for women in agriculture

Shenoy, N Sandhya and Sawant, Paramita Banerjee (2003) Information and communication technologies(ICT)s for women in agriculture. WIT Conference, Women in the Digital Era: Challenges and Opportunities . pp. 45-58.

[img]
Preview
PDF
1049Kb

Abstract

There has hen world-wide recognition of the importance of ICTs as tools to promote women's empowerment. rights and dignity and full participation In the Information society by providing immense possibilities for enhancing women's participation in socio-economic and political development for poverty reduction, improve quality of life and achieve gender equality. mere had been many successful applications of ICTs which Included the internet and/or the gamut of technologies such as community radios. tele-centres information kiosks. internet radio. mobile phones. Local Area Network and WAP applications for rural women all over the world and in the developing countries such as India (MSSRF's rural knowledge center in Pondicherry.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Information and communication technologies; ICT; women; agriculture
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Agricultural Technology Information Centre
ID Code:6129
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:10 Nov 2010 17:32
Last Modified:26 May 2012 11:17

Repository Staff Only: item control page