e-Agriculture is an emerging field for enhancing sustainable agriculture and food security through improved processes for knowledge access and exchange using information and communication technologies (ICT). The needs and the services required will determine how ICT are used, adapted and thus evolve. To enable and empower rural communities to improve their livelihoods is likely to involve a mix of traditional communication channels (neighbors/family, local news, announcement boards etc), as well as newer ones (internet, mobile phones etc). For instance, due to the region's dialect preference radio is the most important information source for farmers in the Cajamarca region in Peru. The NGO “Soluciones Prácticas” is using old and new technologies to reach these farmers, by disseminating important agricultural information through “podcast” radio programs, which are saved in digital format, recorded in discs and distributed to the local radio stations.

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