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Production viability of crops on small rural estates via…

The Brazilian agricultural environment presents an informational asymmetry between family farmers and latifundium, considering the access and use of technology, financial and others resources, focused on productivity. For this difference in access to resources, this work aims to present a data structure that can be applied through the use of ICT to assist family farmers on analyzes and decisions concerning the economic viability of their production. Read more “Production viability of crops on small rural estates via cost management”

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Access to information of Family Farming on Web

The use of the Web brings opportunities for businesses to publicize your business broadly and for consumers to obtain information about products and services with greater agility.

The CoDAF Portal (a website developed by the extension project Digital Skills for Family Farming from UNESP – Univ Estadual Paulista) stands as a digital information environment that focuses on dissemination of information about Family Farming, providing a space for small producers to make available its content about their production. Read more “Access to information of Family Farming on Web”

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Findability aspects in Family Farming digital information environments

Family Farming is attracting interests of multiples actors of society and comprises a set of several rural activities that are managed and operated by a family and predominantly dependent on family hand labor. In Brazil, this kind of activity has an important role in food production, representing 84% of all rural establishments.

Linked with the relevance of the subject, there is a growing interest that Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) permeates these areas, amplifying access to information by farmers and bringing benefits to rural practices and increasing their competitive factor. Read more “Findability aspects in Family Farming digital information environments”

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The construction of a multidimensional model of link rot…

The transparency of the activities of States to society is a part of concepts about new models of public administration.
However, nowadays, actions of transparency of the activities of States through Information and Communication Technologies, present new concerns such as resources that are referenced by broken hyperlinks (link rot), and therefore are not accessible to society, discouraging the public in data query.
The goal of this paper is to structure, in a star scheme topology, data collected on information resources referenced by broken hyperlinks on government sites, and consequently, with a no longer available content; and present as a result of both the construction of this structure, as initial analyses of these data. Read more “The construction of a multidimensional model of link rot occurrences on government websites”