Strengthening Rural Livelihoods: The impact of information and communication technologies in Asia

David J. Grimshaw and Shalini Kala (Eds) (2011) International Development Research Centre

This book brings together rigorously tested practices and methods of applying ICTs for improving rural livelihoods.Each research study has investigated how and to what extent a specific ICT intervention made a difference. Together they show how ICTs have empowered rural people and transformed livelihoods in agriculture: by filling information gaps, raising awareness, building skills and extending social networks.