Integrated Information System for Micro Level Planning in Agriculture: A Stakeholder Perspective

Sulaja O. R. and Jiju P. Alex


micro level planning in agriculture’. This involved delineation of the information items required by the major stakeholders in micro level planning. Extension Personnel and People’s Representatives were found to disagree each other on the information requirement at various stages viz. planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and follow-up. The types of information reported by majority of stakeholders belonged to administrative procedures and policy. While the implications of government policies and programmes and criteria of project monitoring were the most sought after information, cultivation aspects of crops, technology and market were found to follow, in the order of importance. The findings of the study can provide valid inputs for formulating the requirement specifications of an integrated information system that can be exclusively used for micro level planning in agriculture

Keyword: Information requirement;

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