On June 15, 2011, Eric Pasquati, ICT project leader at FARM, defended his doctoral thesis on the socio-cultural processes of appropriation of mobile phones by farmers in Burkina Faso. An summary note of this research is now available. Click here to learn more, to download the complete version of the thesis and other documents.
Paper written by Eric Pasquati (ICT project leader at FARM) and Pierre Girard (food project leader at FARM) on innovations in communication processes between local and foreigner actors to foster co-production and exchange of agricultural knowledge in Burkina Faso (paper presented at IAALD XIIIth World Congress, 26-29 April 2010, Montpellier, France).
Report of the third edition of the Symposium Tech For Food, which took place on the 25 of February 2009, at the International Agricultural Show in Paris. This year, TFF put the focus on India, the country of agricultural revolutions.
Feedback from the June 2008 field study : The professional use of information and communication technologies (ICT) by the farmers of West Africa, a cultural approach
Interesting project : eSagu, an IT-based personalized agro-advisory system
"Net plus ultra" program (RFI) on 26/01/08 on the Tech for Food Forum
with the participation of Jean-Paul Hébrard and Céline Muron (Tech For Food), and guests Olivier Combe, expert from the United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (CNUCED) and Eric Pasquati, Project Leader at the FARM Foundation. This program presents a discussion on market Information Systems (MIS).
Duration : 19’28" - To listen to the program : http://www.techforfood.com/radio2.php?visu=11
ICT for the farming world : impact and lessons learned in initiatives backed by the IICD (August 2006)
This report is part of a series of publications that presents the accomplishments and conclusions of the International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD) and its partners by employing information and communications technologies (ICT) to develop the farming sector.