Agricultural Information Networking In Africa: Status And Prospects

  • George Gundu Shibanda Moi University


This paper examines the problems of information resource sharing in Africa, with particular attention to agricultural materials. Describes the current international, regional, and national information systems: AGRIS, CARIS, CAB, AGLINET, PADIS, EALS, and others. Proposes means of creating enhanced networking from the existing infrastructure.

Author Biography

George Gundu Shibanda, Moi University
George Gundu Shibanda is Head of Library Services, Chepkoilel Campus College, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya. He has a master’s degree from Loughborough University. Mr. Shibanda’s publications are in publishing, collection development, agricultural information, and user services.