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Communication and capacity building to advance adaptation strategies in agriculture in the context of climate change in India
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2015-04)
Climate change is perhaps the most serious issue that affects food security of a very large number of human beings and animals. Impacts of climate change will be particularly significant in South Asia where most of food ...
Changing the Tune: MOOCs for Human Development? A Case Study (Pre-print)
The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is covered in critical analysis as well as in popular media as a development exclusively bearing on the Higher Education sector (The Economist, 2014). This term has also acquired an ...
Changing Roles of Agricultural Extension: Harnessing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Adapting to Stresses Envisaged Under Climate Change
The linkages between agriculture and climate are pronounced and often complex. Agricultural systems are most sensitive to extreme climatic events such as droughts, floods and hailstorms, and to seasonal variability and ...
Contemporary information and knowledge management: impact on farming in India
Farming is an important part of Indian economy and it involves a wide range of stakeholders, of whom the small holder farmers are the largest group. Information sharing on new production processes with farmers was prominent ...
A theoretical framework for rural knowledge centers
(David Publishing, 2011)
Exponential growth in ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) and establishment of RKCs (Rural Knowledge Centers) have been fast spreading across the globe. In the continuous process, there are tens of thousands ...
Use of Tablet Computers to Improve Access to Education in a Remote Location
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2017-07)
A research project was carried out in using mobile learning to increase access to education. This project is contributing to the achievement of Goal 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which is to “Ensure inclusive ...