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The need to provide agricultural information to farmers has led to emergence of numerous ICT-based MIS projects in
developing country. These projects aim at promoting commercialization of smallholder agriculture and subsequently their
welfare. This study examines the welfare effects one such project in western Kenya. It uses household food security and
access to medical health services as proxies of welfare. The study finds that farmers that use ICT-based market information
are more food secure and have better access to medical health services than their counterpart. It discusses policy implications
of these findings.