Adopting and practising ICT-led agriculture by young farmers

This paper highlights the successful adoption of information communication technologies (ICTs) in transforming agriculture among young farmers in Luwero district in Uganda. The first part treats agriculture as a critical sector for developing countries (Uganda and Africa inclusive). Second, the diverse experiences among young farmers in Luwero district are highlighted.

The enabling elements (measures, lessons, successes and challenges) of ICTs to agriculture in Luwero district form the third part of the paper; fourth, we present a detailed description of ICTs and their respective application to farming. Finally, we outline five recommendations for further review and action to enrich and sustain the young farmers’ initiatives in Luweero district.