Mobile technologies and empowerment : enhancing human development through participation and innovation

Abstract: By looking at basic concepts, current trends and real life examples, this primer shows how development practitioners can harness the potential of mobile technologies to improve human development outputs and public services at the local and country level, especially for poor, rural people. Author(s): Zambrano, Raúl; Seward, Ruhiya Kristine Source(s): , 55 p., ill.,…

Impact of mobile telephone on the quality and speed of agricultural extension services delivery : evidence from the rural e-service project in India

Abstract: This study examines the impact of a mobile phone technology enhanced services on agricultural extension services delivery system in Madhya Pradesh, India. Disadvantaged farmers benefit more from the intervention than those who are better off. Author(s): Fu, Xiaolan; Akter, Shaheen Source(s): , 30 p., ill., tabs Published: 2012 University of Minnesota. Waite library. AgEcon…