Agri-Business Information System (ABIS)

Lead Organisation Rural Agricultural Development Authority, Jamaica
Type of Project Activity Development project with ICT4D component
Project URL NA
Brief Description To establish ICT systems to enhance the capacity and competitiveness of Jamaica’s Agricultural sector, in particular the rural farming community. To provide a comprehensive service that is verifiable and derived through a transparent process. Its developmental objectives aim at modernizing the agriculture sector in Jamaica by providing improved communication, efficiency and productivity among agricultural stakeholders as well as to increase their business linkages and opportunities.
Contact name Mr. Douglas Nelson
Contact email
Contact Phone/Fax 876) 977-1158-63
Regular Postal Address Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica W.I.
Affiliated Organisations RADA, EU/EJASP, IICD and the Ministry of Agriculture
Funding Agencies European Union, International Institute of Communication and Development
Target Beneficiaries Jamaica agricultural sector
Start Date 29-01-2006
End Date 29-01-2006
Project Budget NA
Current Status In progress
Countr(ies) Involved Jamaica
Sector Agriculture
Description of ICT Components A computer based market information system is being developed
Millennium Development Goals 1. Poverty Eradication
Project Document(s)

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