Abdulsalam et al Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 6 (5), pp. 173-179, May 2016. ISSN: 2276-7770 Research Paper Manuscript Number: 012716023 (DOI: http://doi.org/10.15580/GJAS.2016.5.012716023) The Complimentary Role of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Agricultural Knowledge Management in Nigeria Abdulsalam Abdulwaheed, Olaifa Taye Paul, Frederick Alu National Centre for Agricultural Mechanization (NCAM). P.M.B. 1525, Ilorin Kwara State Nigeria. Abstract This paper examines the contribution of ICT to Agriculture Knowledge Management, gathering, storing, retrieving, adopting, localizing and disseminating innovations needed for rural farm families and linkages between research and extension systems. The research focused on the situation in Nigeria and strategies to be adopted for enhancement as well as the challenges related to sharing, exchanging and disseminating agricultural information and knowledge. Keywords: ICT, Agriculture, Knowledge management, Nigeria. Return to Content View [Full Article – PDF] [Full Article – HTML] [Full Article – EPUB] Post-review Rundown View/get involved, click [Post-Review Page] References ADB (2003). A Strategic Approach to Information andCommunities Technology Toward E- development in Asia and the Pacific. Asian Development Bank. ARC (2007). National Agriculture Research InformationManagement System (NARIMS). Agriculture Research Centre,Egypt. Jensen, M. (2005). The African experience: Building both supply and demand: A presentation at the InfoDev workshop, March 14, 2005 at the World Bank Office, Paris. Available: http://www.infodev.org/en/Publication.52/. Milton, N. (2003). Knowledge management. Avalable:www.epistemics.co.uk/Notes/40-0-0htm. Minishi-Majanja, M.K. (2004). Mapping and audit of Information and Communication Technologies in LIS education in Africa. Unpublished doctoralthesis, University of Zululand, South Africa. Nnadi, F.N., Chikaire, J., Ejiogu-Okereke, N. and Nwakwasi, R. N.(2010) Information and Communication Technology (ICT) For FoodProduction and Distribution. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conferencesof Agriculture Society of Nigeria Held at LadokeAkintola University ofTechnology, Oyo State. 18th-22nd October. Olaifa, Taye Paul; Abdulsalam, A., & Frederick, A. (2014). Utilization of ICT for Information Dissemination to Farmers in Nigeria : A Case Study of Kwara State Cassava Growers Association. IJBAS, 3(4), 127–132. Olaifa, T. P., & Oyeniyi, J. O. (2014). Research Library Development in Nigeria: The Role of Information Communication and Technology (ICT). International Journal of Science and Research, 3(3), 256–259. Retrieved from www.ijsr.net Onilude, O.O. and Apampa, O.R., (2010) Effects of Information and Communication Technology on Research and Development Activities: The FIIRO Experience. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). Paper 420. Retrieved at http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/libphilprac/420 USAID (2002) ICT for Development Strategic Plan. United States Agency for Information Development, Washington D.C.