Event Video


Dr. Michael Carter
Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Davis

Event Schedule

All times are in ET, USA

Opening Remarks

Introductory video

Dr. Gerald Shively
Associate Dean and Director of International Program in Agriculture, Purdue University



Using Digital Technologies and Remote Sensing to Reshape Rural Finance for Smallholder Farmers
Dr. Michael Carter
Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis

Quality Standards & Certification for Index Insurance to Underwrite Resilient Agriculture
Ms. Lilian Ndungu
Thematic Lead – Agriculture & Food Security, Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) 

The Promise and Limitations of a Mobile Phone-based Agricultural Commodity Exchange
Dr. Lauren Falcao Bergquist
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Michigan

Effects of Soil Information on Smallholder Farmer’s Agricultural Investment and Productivity
Dr. Christopher Magomba
Lecturer, Sokoine University of Agriculture


Questions & Answers


Wrap-up & Closing Remarks


Event Ends


How Smallholder Farmer Access to ICTs are Improving Farming
(Article, Food Tank, 2014)

Using ICT to enable Agricultural Innovation Systems for Smallholders
(Report, Food and Agriculture Organization, 2012)

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Agriculture
(Report, Food and Agriculture Organization, 2017)

11th pre-harvest set to improve market channels for agri-foods beyond the pandemic
(Article, Ghana Web, 2021)

Impact of Information and Communication Technology-based Market Information Services on Smallholder Farm Input Use and Productivity: The Case of Kenya
(PDF, African Association of Agricultural Economists, 2013)

ICT4Scale in Smallholder Agriculture: Contributions and Challenges
(PDF, Information Technologies & International Development, 2020)

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) to provide agricultural advice to smallholder farmers: Experimental evidence from Uganda
(Paper, International Food Policy Research Institute, 2018)

How Are Smallholder Farmers Involved in Digital Agriculture in Developing Countries: A Case Study from China
(Report, MDPI, 2021)

A case study of the relationship between smallholder farmers' ICT literacy levels and demographic data w.r.t. their use and adoption of ICT for weather forecasting
(Report, National Institutes of Health, 2021)

ICT Use by Smallholder Farmers: A Case Study of Two Villages in Central Mozambique
(Report, Journal of Rural Social Sciences, 2021)

A Study of the Use of ICT among Rural Farmers
(Report, Food and Agriculture Organization, 2016)