Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika, volume 34 issue 2 (june 2019) : 124-129

Introduction to Technology Forecasting and Assessment methods

Ramasubramanian V., Mir Asif Iquebal, Mrinmoy Ray, Sarika, R. S .Tomar
1ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi
  • Submitted04-07-2019|

  • Accepted08-08-2019|

  • First Online 12-10-2019|

  • doi 10.18805/BKAP167

Cite article:- V. Ramasubramanian, Iquebal Asif Mir, Ray Mrinmoy, Sarika, .Tomar S R. (2019). Introduction to Technology Forecasting and Assessment methods. Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika. 34(2): 124-129. doi: 10.18805/BKAP167.
A technological forecast is a prediction of the future characteristics of useful machines, procedures or techniques. Owing to its importance, this article discusses Technology Forecasting (TF) starting from its various definitions, necessity, a short review on the existing work, more particularly in the field of agriculture. Thereafter, it proceeds to explain the different types of classifications under which the various Technology Forecasting methods can be categorised. It also gives a brief account on various technology assessment methods available in the literature.
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