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Developing agricultural market through a regional information system: the IFDC-Africa experience in Africa


Developing agricultural market through a regional information system: the IFDC-Africa experience in Africa



AFITA 2002: Asian agricultural information technology and management Proceedings of the Third Asian Conference for Information Technology in Agriculture, Beijing, China, 26-28 October 2002: 564-572



Access to technical, socioeconomic, policy, market and trade information is essential for agricultural intensification and food security. However, the majority of smallholder farmers and private sector input dealers, especially rural distributors and stockists have limited access to information.

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