Friday, February 13, 2015

Climate Smart Villages

Source: AsiaLife Magazine

When it comes to climate change, Vietnam is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world. Sarah Piccini discovers how Delta farmers are working to safeguard their crops and prevent further damage to the environment. Photo by Vinh Dao.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

ICTs for scaling dissemination of research results to increase technology adoption and farmers’ income

Information delivery through ICT is faster, cheaper and scalable.

“Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) make a big difference in accelerating impact of research and improving extension services,” stated knowledge exchange and ICT expert Paolo Ficarelli at the Asia Rice Science Week of the Global Rice Science Partnership (GRISP) at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) headquarters from 26-30 January.