Agriculture Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Stakeholders Workshop, Plug and Play Session
The Directorate of Agricultural Extension Services of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture in collaboration with the Forum for Agricultural Advisory Support and Services, Ghana (GFAASS) organized a workshop on Agricultural Information, Communication and Technology Systems dubbed “ICT Plug & Play”.
Information, Communication and Technology is key in agriculture as innovative ways have been developed to address key issues in crop production, animal production marketing and other informational resources. This has aided in improving agriculture productivity by reaching out to farmers with the needed advisories and requisite information.
The purpose of the workshop was to:
a. Provide a platform for all key stakeholders in agriculture to share and exchange innovations.
b. Build synergies among different ICT platforms for extension officers and farmers gain easy access to information.
c. Have access to the types of ICT innovations that are available within the country.
The workshop will be held at the Conference Room of the Women in Agriculture Directorate (WIAD) at the Ministries.