Research

The Centre for Information Communication and Technology (CICT) works on ICT related research & consultancy to solve vast number of problems mainly in Agriculture,Fisharies and Livestock keeping.

CICT have been involved in a number of projects which uses different approaches for outreach/extension as listed:
i). Use of mobile phone application to increase the coverage of extension service – http://www.e-agriculture.org/news/ict-based-agro-advisory-system-tanzania
ii). Use of community radio to promote communication/dissemination of agricultural information – http://ijedict.dec.uwi.edu/viewarticle.php?id=1530 The framework has been developed
iii). Use of mobile phones in communicating  weather information-http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=10.1.1.412.557 Farm SMS was commisioned to TMA
iv). Use of call centre to promote outreach/extension service