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Utilization of satellite imaging and information communication technology in agricultural information dissemination in Nigeria

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Bolarin, O. (main author), Ayanlade, A. (author)
Format:
Online journal article
Publication Date:
2010
URL:
https://doi.org/10.1080/10496505.2010.520987
Published:
Taylor & Francis
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
agricultural development, education, extension, government services, information needs, satellites, training, Nigeria (Africa, Western), information communication technology, digital literacy, agricultural information
Notes:
8 pages., via online journal., This study appraised the level of usage of satellite imaging and selected Information Communication Technology (ICT) tools by agricultural extension workers (EWs) in the North Central Zone of Nigeria. Specifically, information on usage of satellite imaging, personal skill ratings, and constraints faced by respondents in the usage of ICT equipment were gathered. Findings revealed that a majority of the respondents (97%) perceived themselves as incompetent in reading and interpreting satellite imaging for agricultural information dissemination. The study posited that government at various levels should assist in training EWs on digital compatibility.