Prospects of Cloud and Mobile Computing Adoption for Dissemination of Agricultural Information in Developing Countries

Edore Akpokodje, Chris Price

Abstract

Timely access to agricultural information by farmers is critical to agricultural productivity. ICT has the potential of improving agricultural information delivery and farmers’ productivity. Most developing countries however lack both the resources and the expertise to build and maintain many data centres distributed around the country. These countries have to look for other ways to access Information and Communications Technology infrastructure and services. This research investigates whether cloud computing combined with mobile computing provides an efficient, effective, sustainable way of bridging this digital divide between developed and developing countries, delivering appropriate expertise to remote areas.

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Akpokodje E. and Price C. (2016). Prospects of Cloud and Mobile Computing Adoption for Dissemination of Agricultural Information in Developing Countries . In Doctoral Consortium - DCCLOSER, (CLOSER 2016) ISBN , pages 3-8


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@conference{dccloser16,
author={Edore Akpokodje and Chris Price},
title={Prospects of Cloud and Mobile Computing Adoption for Dissemination of Agricultural Information in Developing Countries},
booktitle={Doctoral Consortium - DCCLOSER, (CLOSER 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={3-8},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={},
isbn={},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Doctoral Consortium - DCCLOSER, (CLOSER 2016)
TI - Prospects of Cloud and Mobile Computing Adoption for Dissemination of Agricultural Information in Developing Countries
SN -
AU - Akpokodje E.
AU - Price C.
PY - 2016
SP - 3
EP - 8
DO -