4 February 2014
Role of information literacy in agricultural productivity and food security: An international perspective
Call for Papers
Papers are invited to be presented at 80th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, Lyon, France in August 2014 on the theme: Role of information literacy in agricultural productivity and food security: An international perspective.
Information is a productive resource like land, labor, and capital. Agriculture includes a variety of operations, variety of resources. It is concerned with diverse user community that involves decision-makers, policy makers, planners, researchers, teachers, students, program managers, field workers, farmers, ranchers, business community, and others. All of them need different kind of information for a variety of purposes. The agricultural information transfer system consists of four independent, interrelated components; generation, organization, dissemination and utilization of information. Imparting information literacy to various groups involved in each of these components is crucial for productive and sustainable development of agriculture.
See the full call for papers on the IFLA WLIC 2014 website.