The meeting with SOWEDA highlighted ADES/ COT-UB E-Learning and E-training program, which has the following equipment: Intranet system with hybrid servers, equipment for short range and long range communication. Professional software tools, E-Farm System in collaboration with ADES-UK, ICT Training lab with WebEX (remote / online meeting and training system)
The proposed SOWEDA E-Farm Project” would:
- Support farmers increase productivity through E-Farm; and provide training support for SOWEDA staff and farmer cooperative staff.
- Enable farmers benefit from the E-Farm, the BCS (British Computer Society) accredited ECDL training, E-marketing, E Finance and profiling of farmer database.
- Train and provide field agents as and when necessary to assist farmers with E-marketing, E-finance and profiling of farmer database.
- Support and assist Regional and sub regional delegation of Agriculture with trained field agents in specialized ICT domain and specialized ICT tools, as and when necessary, in processing government aid/assistance to farmers.