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Potential benefits of ICT for youth agro-based entrepreneurs in Malaysia


Ramli, Siti Aisyah and Abu Samah, Bahaman and Hassan, Md. Salleh and Omar, Siti Zobidah and Bolong, Jusang and Mohamed Shaffril, Hayrol Azril (2015) Potential benefits of ICT for youth agro-based entrepreneurs in Malaysia. Journal of Applied Sciences, 15 (3). pp. 411-414. ISSN 1812-5654; ESSN: 1812-5662


Information Communication Technology (ICT) offers an abundance of benefits to users, particularly in relation to socio-economic aspects. Agro-based entrepreneurs are one group of users that has experienced such benefits. Additionally, young agro-based entrepreneurs are able to access more opportunities due to their superior ICT knowledge and compatibility. The present study aims to identify the potential benefits of ICT usage for youth agro-based entrepreneurs. Through document analyses, it can be concluded that the benefits offered from ICT to youth agro-based entrepreneurs include improving operational efficiency, increasing income, strengthening marketing aspects and creating new opportunities. With all of these potential benefits in place, it is hoped that consistent involvement from youths in the agriculture industries can be ensured.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Modern Language and Communication
Institute for Social Science Studies
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.3923/jas.2015.411.414
Publisher: Asian Network for Scientific Information
Keywords: Information communication technology; Youth in Malaysia; Agro-based entrepreneurs
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2017 03:45
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2017 03:45
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