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Dr James Mwangi

Helping farmers manage their money

Dr James Mwangi, CEO of Kenya’s Equity Bank, outlines how innovative financing mechanisms, including mobile banking and financial education for women and young people, are empowering farmers.


Facilitating ICT agripreneurship

Ken Lohento, ICT for Agriculture Programme Coordinator at CTA, explains how the organisation is supporting young e-agribusiness start-ups through the Pitch AgriHack! programme and the publication of An ICT Agripreneurship Guide: A Path to Success for Young ACP Entrepreneurs.


Ben Addom

Programme Coordinator, Information and Communication Technologies, CTA

Alternative extension models vs. ICT enabled systems

Dr Saravanan Raj

Agricultural Extension Director, National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management

Modernising extension: New models or better communication?

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Should we continue to explore new extension models/approaches or find innovative ways by which ICTs can enhance existing models?

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