ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) refer to technologies that provide access to knowledge by mean of telecommunication medium such sources include: the radio, television, cell phone, computers, satellite generation; internet together with email, quick messaging, video conferencing and social networking web pages, that have made it imaginable for users internationally to be in contact with every other and to present users fast get admission to to ideas and stories from a wide range of people, communities and cultures. It further helps to beef up the agriculture productiveness via higher ways in an optimal matter via price effective strategies.
Large knowledge and knowledge can be effectively generated, saved, analyzed, disseminated and used to upgrade agriculture through inclusion of Information and Communication Technology. It may increase manufacturing manifold through offering recommended, dependable and locality based totally data services to the farmers.
Hence, ICT in agriculture has turn into a budding field of analysis and alertness associated with e-agriculture. ICT applied sciences can lend a hand for strengthening farming communities via vast networking and collaborations with more than a few institutes, NGO’s and private sectors. Further, farmers may reinforce their own capacities thru updated information and vast publicity to clinical, farming and business neighborhood.
A internet base web portal is a specially designed web page that brings data from diverse sources, like emails, online forums and engines like google, together in a uniform way and provide all information at single place.
There are hundreds of web portals that share agriculture and farming information but few portals are specially design and run for only agriculture or farming.
The list is arrange on the base of last four month data (Alaxa ranking). The list is based on popularity from highest to lower
uaf.edu.pk is University of Agriculture Faisalabad website and stand on 1st position in the list. It’s Pakistan top level agriculture university. This website provide all information related to agriculture university from faculty to departments, professor to admission. The website rank in the was 1381 in August 2019 while in November 2019 it’s decreased by 414 (29.98%) and now stand on 1795.
Pakistan Agriculture Research Council is one of the Pakistan top level agriculture research institute that deals all departments of the agriculture and it’s 2nd in the top ten list. The basic mandate of the institute is research on all crops, fruits, livestock and vegetables as per current requirements of the county and educate farmers for better productivity.
The website provide all information about PARC, its management, departments and project complete or on-going. The current rank of PARC website in Pakistan is 3480 while it was standing on 2645 in August 2019. It’s position decreased by 31.57% (835) during last four months.
This is official website of Punjab agriculture departments. it’s provides information about all crops sowing and harvesting schedule and it has 3rd position top ten list. All agriculture commodities prices mention on website. The government official schemes for farmers show on website. The current ranking of website in Pakistan is 3711(November 2019) while it was on 3860 in August 2019. it’s improved it’s position 3.86 percent and move 149 points up in the list.
Agriculture Management Information System (AMIS) is Pakistan agriculture commodities price related web portal and it has 4th position in the top ten list of agriculture portal of Pakistan. It’s provide information related to Import & Exports situation, Crops Area & Production, Food Processing, Weather updates and Agriculture News. it’s position in Pakistan is 5945 (November 2019) by drop it’s position from 5270 (12.81 %) in August 2019.
Pakissan is combination of two words Pakistan and Kissan, it’s position is 5th in top ten agriculture portal of Pakistan. It provide information related to Research Articles on Agri. technologies, Agri. News, Weather updates, Farmers Advisories, Production technologies of crop plants and Data on diseases, insect pests and crop varieties. It’s current position in Pakistan is 10717 (November, 2019) that drop 119.57 percent from August 2019 when the position in Pakistan is 4881.
Agriculture Information Bank Pakistan (https://agrinfobank.com.pk) is one of the youngest and most progressive agriculture information portal of the Pakistan. It’s now on rank 6th as compare to 10th position in august 2019. It’s position in Pakistan increase from 46754 (August, 2019) to 22926 (November, 2019) which account 50.96 percent improvement in the national websites positions.
It’s provide information on following topics:
- Knowledge on Organic Farming
- Organic Certification
- Crop Planning
- Articles on Livestock & Poultry
- Soil Management
- Farmers Training
- Research Article
- Gardening Talk
- Kitchen Gardening
agribusiness.com.pk has got 7th position in top ten agriculture information portal of Pakistan. It provides information on agribusiness, farming methods, and agriculture consultancy and crop management. It position down 22.45 percent in August (19763) to 24200 in November 2019.
par.com.pk has got 8th position in top ten agriculture information portal of Pakistan. It provides information on agribusiness, farming methods, and agriculture consultancy and crop management. It position down 285.49 percent in August (6307) to 24313 in November 2019.
agriculture.pk has got 9th position in top ten agriculture information portal of Pakistan. It provides information on agribusiness, farming methods, and agriculture consultancy and crop management. It position down 247.05 percent in August (8274) to 28715 in November 2019.
pakjas.com.pk has got 10th position in top ten agriculture information portal of Pakistan. It provides information on agribusiness, farming methods, and agriculture consultancy and crop management. It position down 166.25 percent in August (18023) to 47987 in November 2019.