ICTs and Smart Agriculture in Bangladesh: Way of Sustainable Development
Issue: 2023 - Volume 41 [Issue 11]
Mustak Ahmed *
Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh.
Sabrina Mehreen Raha
Department of Film & Media Studies, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
This paper analyzes how the farmers of Bangladesh use the modern technology of information and communication for gathering different agricultural data. Farmers of Bangladesh are being encouraged to use smart devices of information and technology such as smart phones, android phones, laptops, desktops, electronic television for getting updates on different agricultural products, harvesting, and competitive markets. Information and communication technology includes all the devices with inbuilt human to human and device to human interaction systems. Thus, information and technology have a direct and indirect impact on rising farmers’ productivity and growth for sustainable management. This study sheds light on the understanding of the effect of information and communication technology in agricultural growth of Bangladesh for sustainable development with the help of conclusive research design and secondary method of data collection has adopted in this research for understanding of the importance of using information and technology in smart agriculture.
Keywords: ICT, smart agriculture, sustainable development, E-farming, cloud communications
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