E-Agriculture and E-Government for Global Policy Development: Implications and Future Directions, 1st Edition

  • Blessing M. Maumbe
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  • ISBN-10: 1605668214
  • ISBN-13: 9781605668215
  • DDC: 630.68
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 321 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released January 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: E-Agriculture Development Country: Case Studies.
2: Awareness and the Use of Mobile Phones for Market Linkage by Smallholder Farmers in Kenya.
3: E-Agriculture Development in South Africa: Opportunities, Challenges and Prospects.
4: Agriculture, Communication, and Socioeconomic Development: A Proposal for e-Agriculture in Nigeria.
5: Newly Emerging e-Commerce Initiatives on the Agricultural Market in Poland.
6: E-Agriculture Development: Conceptual Frameworks.
7: The Development of e-Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Considerations, Challenges, and Policy Implications.
8: Diffusion and Dissemination of Agricultural Knowledge: An e-Communication Model for Rural India.
9: Using ICT to Resolve the Modernization Paradox for Rural Communities in Africa: A Theoretical Exploration and Conceptualization.
10: E-Government Country: Case Studies.
11: Connected Government for a Developing Country Context: An Assessment of the Extent of Inter-Departmental Integration for Selected Government Departments in Zimbabwe.
12: Zambia and e-Government: An Assessment and Recommendations.
13: Globalized Workforce Development and Responsible Global Citizenship through e-Literacy Capacity Building Programs for Low Income African Countries.
14: Building Capacity for Electronic Governance in Developing Countries: Critical Success Factors.
15: The Use of Information and Communication Technologies for Health Service Delivery in Namibia: Perceptions, Technology Choices, and Policy Implications for Sub-Saharan Africa.
16: Selected Readings.
17: ICTs as Tools for Poverty Reduction: The Tanzanian Experience.
18: Impact of E-Government Implementation on Poverty Reduction in Rural India: Selected Case Studies.
19: The Development of an Organic Agriculture Model: A System Dynamics Approach to Support Decision-Making Processes.
20: Role of Telecommunications in Precision Agriculture.
21: World Wide Weber: Formalise, Normalise, Rationalise: E-Government for Welfare State -Perspectives from South Africa.
22: Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.