Afagrict-l

Connecting Agriculture, Empowering Futures!

Rationale

Agriculture and natural resources form largest component of GDP in most African countries and is the primary source of income for most of the population. As yet relatively iittle attention has been paid to the potential impact of ICTs in this area.

Objectives

  • Identify and indicate key ICT issues and strategies relevant to agricultural development and natural resource management in Africa;
  • Improve the common pool of knowledge and expertise available in this area;
  • Identify relevant projects and expertise that could assist in defining strategies
  • Provide a mechanism for monitoring technical developments and electronic information sources which can benefit those working in the area of agriculture, rural development and natural resource management.