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Modern ICT for Agricultural Development and Risk Management in Smallholder Agriculture in India. Characterization of Maize Producing Households in Drought Prone Regions of Eastern Africa.
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Agricultural development; Risk management; Cost benefit analysis;Prices; Innovation assessment; Weather; Climatic change;Smalholders; Communication technology; Information needs; India
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E10 Agricultural Economics and PoliciesC20 Extension
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