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ICTs and Rural Populations?


ICTs and Rural Populations?

Hi - thanks for being part of the Natural Resource Management network within the overall Drum Beat network process. I just wanted to quickly draw your attention to this document and seek your critical review.

ICT in Agriculture e-Sourcebook

" ...Where once rural areas were largely disconnected from the greater world, today, networks of information and communication technologies (ICTs) enmesh the globe and represent a transformational opportunity for rural populations, both as producers and consumers. However, climate change and price fluctuations in the global food market remind us that realizing this opportunity requires a long-term commitment to mobilizing appropriate resources and expertise."

From your experience in reviewing this World Bank publication do you agree with its analysis and the strategic direction outlined at

Thanks - Warren

Warren Fee

Executive Director

The Communication Initiative

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