Problems associated with the utilization of information and communication technologies among farmers in Southeast agro ecological zone of Nigeria

  • MC Okwusi
Keywords: problems, information and communication technologies, farmers

Abstract

The study examines problems associated with the utilization of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in Southeast agro ecological zone of Nigeria. Data for the study was collected with the aid of interview schedule from 270 randomly selected farmers in the study area. Data analysis was thorugh the use of mean scores. The identified problems associated with the utilization of ICTs include ignorance, lack of ICT resources, cost of access is high, not capable in manipulating some ict facilities, lack of electricity supply, lack of network coverage, cyber problem. It is therefore recommended that adequate structure be put in place to remove these problems so that usage of information and communication technologies will be adequate.
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