Technology, Sustainability, and Rural Development in Africa

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781466636071: Technology, Sustainability, and Rural Development in Africa
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The emerging use of information and communication technologies has expanded the opportunities for rural development in Africa.

Technology, Sustainability, and Rural Development in Africa provides research, analytical methods, techniques, and development policies in ICT adoption and diffusion in Africa and around the globe. Highlighting the major trends in ICT applications and rural development, this book is useful for scholars, academics, researchers and government policy makers.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Blessing M. Maumbe earned his PhD in Agricultural Economics at Michigan State University in 2001. He has received academic fellowship awards from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Michigan State University's Thoman Fellowship, and Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)/ Germany Agency for Technical Development (GTZ). Blessing has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in agribusiness management, agribusiness strategy, and global food marketing at various universities in Zimbabwe, South Africa, and the United States over the past two decades. He is currently serving as Associate Professor of Agribusiness at Massey University in New Zealand. Prior to that, he was an Assistant Professor of Agribusiness Management at West Virginia University for about 3 years. Before joining West Virginia University, he served as an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Business Informatics at Cape Peninsula University of Technology, in Cape Town, South Africa and Associate Professor of Agribusiness Management at Eastern Kentucky University for a period of about six years. Blessing has worked extensively in the area of e-agriculture and mobile agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa over the past decade. He has published several papers in international journals and conference proceedings and is an active member of the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA). His current research focuses on the organization and performance of agribusiness value chains and the role of information and communication technologies (ICT) in agriculture and rural development. Blessing has recently edited a new book entitled Technology, Sustainability and Rural Development in Africa and he is the founding Editor-in-Chief of theInternational Journal of Information and Communication Technology Research and Development in Africa (IJICTRDA).

Julius Juma Okello is a Lecturer and the Coordinator of Agribusiness Management Program in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya, and a World Bank consultant. He earned his PhD in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University with specializations in international agricultural development, agricultural marketing, and resource and environmental economics.

His current research focuses on the role of ICT in linking smallholder farmers to high value domestic and international markets, food safety and risk, and sustainable management of natural resources. Some of his publications include "From circle of poison to circle of virtue: Pesticides, export standards and Kenya's green bean farmers," Journal of Agricultural Economics (2010); "The role of ICT-based marketinformation services in spatial food market integration: The case of Malawi Agricultural Commodity Exchange", International Journal of ICT Research and Development in Africa (2011)". Dr. Okello is currently coordinating an IDRC funded Africa-wide project on effectiveness of ICT on promoting smallholder farmer commercialization and household food security. He also coordinates a project that is using Participatory Geographical Information System (P-GIS) to promote sustainable management ofnatural forests. He has in the past worked for various other international organizations including the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Oxfam (America), International Livestock Research Institute, and International Food Policy Research Institute as a consultant.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 180.00
US$ 185.62

Convert currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Maumbe
Published by Idea Group,U.S., United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 1466636076 ISBN 13: 9781466636071
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Idea Group,U.S., United States, 2013. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. The emerging use of information and communication technologies has expanded the opportunities for rural development in Africa. Technology, Sustainability, and Rural Development in Africa provides research, analytical methods, techniques, and development policies in ICT adoption and diffusion in Africa and around the globe. Highlighting the major trends in ICT applications and rural development, this book is useful for scholars, academics, researchers and government policy makers. Seller Inventory # TNP9781466636071

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 185.62
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Blessing Maumbe
Published by Idea Group,U.S. (2013)
ISBN 10: 1466636076 ISBN 13: 9781466636071
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Idea Group,U.S., 2013. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 4 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9781466636071

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 181.87
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.75
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Maumbe
Published by Information Science Reference (2013)
ISBN 10: 1466636076 ISBN 13: 9781466636071
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Information Science Reference, 2013. Condition: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Seller Inventory # GM9781466636071

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 204.59
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.45
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Maumbe
Published by Idea Group,U.S. (2013)
ISBN 10: 1466636076 ISBN 13: 9781466636071
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Idea Group,U.S., 2013. HRD. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9781466636071

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 204.37
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Maumbe
Published by Information Science Reference (2018)
ISBN 10: 1466636076 ISBN 13: 9781466636071
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Information Science Reference, 2018. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # 1466636076

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 213.44
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Maumbe
Published by Idea Group,U.S., United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 1466636076 ISBN 13: 9781466636071
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Idea Group,U.S., United States, 2013. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The emerging use of information and communication technologies has expanded the opportunities for rural development in Africa. Technology, Sustainability, and Rural Development in Africa provides research, analytical methods, techniques, and development policies in ICT adoption and diffusion in Africa and around the globe. Highlighting the major trends in ICT applications and rural development, this book is useful for scholars, academics, researchers and government policy makers. Seller Inventory # APC9781466636071

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 216.62
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Maumbe
Published by Idea Group,U.S., United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 1466636076 ISBN 13: 9781466636071
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Idea Group,U.S., United States, 2013. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The emerging use of information and communication technologies has expanded the opportunities for rural development in Africa. Technology, Sustainability, and Rural Development in Africa provides research, analytical methods, techniques, and development policies in ICT adoption and diffusion in Africa and around the globe. Highlighting the major trends in ICT applications and rural development, this book is useful for scholars, academics, researchers and government policy makers. Seller Inventory # APC9781466636071

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 222.13
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Maumbe
Published by Information Science Reference (2016)
ISBN 10: 1466636076 ISBN 13: 9781466636071
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Information Science Reference, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Seller Inventory # ria9781466636071_lsuk

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 219.56
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.05
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Maumbe
Published by Information Science Reference (2013)
ISBN 10: 1466636076 ISBN 13: 9781466636071
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Information Science Reference, 2013. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1466636076

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 224.92
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

MAUMBE & OKELLO
Published by IGI Global (2013)
ISBN 10: 1466636076 ISBN 13: 9781466636071
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description IGI Global, 2013. Hardback. Condition: NEW. 9781466636071 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Seller Inventory # HTANDREE0796693

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 242.64
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.45
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book