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Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences >> Call for Papers Vol. 8 No. 3, March 2017

Journal of Emerging Trends in Computing and Information Sciences

Challenges of Information Dissemination to Rural Communities: A Case of Niger-Delta Communities, Nigeria

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Author Otolo Patience Uzezi
ISSN 2079-8407
On Pages 350-354
Volume No. 6
Issue No. 7
Issue Date August 1, 2015
Publishing Date August 1, 2015
Keywords Challenges, Information needs, information dissemination, rural communities


Abstract

This paper focuses on information needs and information dissemination in the rural communities. It discusses the channels of information dissemination among rural dwellers that in rural settings, channels used to disseminate rural development information faster and effectively, included face to face communication, town criers, social-political meetings, market place and churches etc. It highlights the role of rural library in information dissemination that the library takes into consideration the nature of rural communities, its information needs and dissemination. It also examines challenges facing rural dwellers in information dissemination. The paper further concludes with recommendations to enhance information dissemination among rural dwellers in Niger Delta communicates.
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