Lulu Rodriguez

Lulu Rodriguez

Lulu Rodriguez
University of Illinois at Urbana-Chamapaign
Director, Agricultural Communications Program
Urbana, Illinois
United States
North America
agcomm.illinois.edu
  • Capacity Building
  • Curriculum development
  • Food security
  • Gender
  • ICTs
  • Impact evaluation
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Public sector extension
  • Research-extension linkages
  • Technology transfer
Science and risk communication
  • West Africa
  • East Africa
  • Southeast Asia
  • Spanish
  • Other
United States
20
female
PhD
Interventions based on information and communication technologies abound in many parts of the world, but scholars still squabble over whether ICTs do create economic, social and political opportunities in the developing world or whether they exacerbate the knowledge gap between the privileged segments of society and the disadvantaged. As an academic, I think we need a holistic approach to address the central question of whether—and under what conditions—improved access to information and knowledge through ICTs can enhance the individual and collective capabilities of the poor.

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