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rural

(roor′ăl) [L. ruralis, rustic, country]
Pert. to a geographic area (such as a small town or sparsely populated county) where less than 2500 people live.
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E-agriculture OR E agriculture OR Information system for farmer OR decision support system for agriculture OR Decision Support System for Farmer
This reference book appropriate for students and professionals within agriculture, rural development, and related fields explores the use of information and communication technologies within global agriculture, relying on case studies and examining conceptual and implementation frameworks, agriculture market information systems, value-added agriculture services, e-agriculture policies, and institutions and regulations.
To fulfill its potential, e-agriculture obviously needs to clear a few hurdles, namely the lack of bandwidth in rural areas.
Vugar Huseynov, Head of the Public Relations and Information Department of Azerbaijan's Ministry of Agriculture said registration of legal persons in e-agriculture information system has commenced.
The consultation process will lead to the preparation of a framework for providing support for the formulation of national e-agriculture policy which will ensure improvement in livelihoods, food security and value-chain development.
The Planting for Food and Jobs policy is buttressed by five pillars; the supply of improved seeds to farmers at subsidized prices, the supply of fertilizers to farmers at subsidized prices, free extension services to farmers, marketing opportunities for produce after harvest, and E-Agriculture.
The Minister said, 'The availability of digital platforms has eased service delivery and e-education, e-learning, e-health, e-agriculture etc are some of avenues where industry can actively work with governments.
According to a press release, PitchHack which aims to accelerate youth-led e-agriculture entrepreneurship for improved livelihoods and food security, unveiled the winners of the 2016 pitching event during an award ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya on 24, November.
These tele-centers will not only create employability for local people but also provide them basic e-services i.e., e-commerce, e-health, e-education and e-agriculture. It will be a best model of public-private partnership for welfare of the people.
e-health e-learning and e-agriculture.This universal concept of telecentres would help us to bridge digital divide and MOIT has signed MoU with Nadra in this regard.
There will also be two breakout sessions: The BIG Investment Debate, looking at the most promising technologies and research for investment and how innovations can be brought to market more effectively, and The E-Agriculture Revolution, which will focus on the application of information technology in agriculture and how it will change the way we produce food, increase yields and boost profits.