Digital technologies for extension services are playing an increasingly important role in reshaping the agrifood sector, and those trying to introduce such technologies must overcome enormous challenges to succeed.
This series showcases the impact brought about by such services and reflects on how to speed up this process so farmers worldwide can get access to great decision-making tools.
What are some technologies commonly applied in extension services?
Radio and Television
In the digital age, radio and television continue to play an important role in reaching farmers.
Including videos produced by farmers for farmers to exchange best agricultural practices and boost productivity and nutrition.
Mobile phones and Smartphones
Mobile phones either use voice, text or photos to support the farmer/extensionists interaction.