Introduction to Technology Forecasting and Assessment methods

DOI: 10.18805/BKAP167    | Article Id: BKAP167 | Page : 124-129
Citation :- Introduction to Technology Forecasting and Assessment methods.Bhartiya Krishi Anusandhan Patrika.2019.(34):124-129
Ramasubramanian V., Mir Asif Iquebal, Mrinmoy Ray, Sarika  and R. S .Tomar R.subramanian@icar.gov.in
Address : ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi
Submitted Date : 4-07-2019
Accepted Date : 8-08-2019

Abstract

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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