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    Change Action Appropriate Technology Choice OneWorld South Asia NEWS Digital sets to boost agricultural research in Bangladesh 13 08 2015 The TEEAL digital sets containing more than 5 lakh articles will prove to be a boon in areas with limited access to internet more Related topics Bangladesh Agriculture India Digital South Asia Technology Medinfi launches app for regular health check ups Mobile services to benefit 7 crore Indian farmers report COMMENTS The ultimate objective for Africa is to democratise technology Cristina Duarte 26 05 2015 No other institution is better suited than the AfDB to give Africa the needed boost to reach the promised land believes Cristina Duarte Candidate for President of the African Development Bank AfDB more E Governance is an essential part of Digital India Indian PM Alochona must lead to Ainer Chokhe SPOTLIGHT Info kiosks benefit thousands in tribal areas of India 22 05 2015 The voice based legal information kiosks or NyayaPath as they are called have been set up in the largely tribal states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh more Related topics ICTs India Innovations Tribes South Asia FEATURED RESOURCE CII PwC report Bridging the gap with digital 18 12 2014 The report suggests that a

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    in the largely tribal states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh more News Digital sets to boost agricultural research in Bangladesh 13 08 2015 The TEEAL digital sets containing more than 5 lakh articles will prove to be a boon in areas with limited access to internet more Comments The ultimate objective for Africa is to democratise technology Cristina Duarte 26 05 2015 No other institution is better suited than the AfDB

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    Comments Resources Archive OneWorld websites and resources Governance Knowledge Centre Lifelines EK duniya anEK awaaz Climate Change Action Appropriate Technology Choice OneWorld South Asia Info About DO Channel filed under MDGs Our Mission The mission of the Digital Opportunity Channel is to educate and inform a global audience on the use of Information and Communication Technology ICT as a tool for promoting digital opportunity for all leading to sustainable development and a better quality of life ICTs can be powerful instruments of social change helping developing economies and communities everywhere especially to leapfrog development obstacles Digital Opportunity Channel seeks to be the online forum that will best inform governments businesses and civil society stakeholders about this process Our Commitment On its global portal Digital Opportunity Channel is committed to highlighting the current trends in ICT for development debating issues such as the digital divide and the efforts to tackle it showcasing best practices and providing shared spaces for interested practitioners to network with one another collaborate on common projects and campaign for common goals Digital Opportunity Channel envisions itself working pro actively and in close collaboration with international organisations NGOs governments businesses and others in the movement of utilising the

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    Contact Us Spotlight News Comments Resources Archive OneWorld websites and resources Governance Knowledge Centre Lifelines EK duniya anEK awaaz Climate Change Action Appropriate Technology Choice OneWorld South Asia Info Contact Us Rajiv Tikoo Director and Editor in Chief Rahul Kumar Head Editorial Emerging Media Postal Address Digital Opportunity Channel OneWorld South Asia C 1 3 First Floor Safdarjung Development Area New Delhi 110016 INDIA Telephone 91 11 41689000 Fax 91

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    mobile application helps users find the nearest doctors and hospitals for their regular health check ups offering only verified information more Mobile services to benefit 7 crore Indian farmers report 29 05 2015 The mobile based services would be especially beneficial to the small and marginal farmers living on the edge of poverty says the report more Related topics India digital literacy Communications South Asia Farming Mobiles India launches first television channel dedicated to farmers 27 05 2015 Foodgrain productivity must rise from 2 tons per hectare to 3 tons per hectare said the Indian Prime Minister Narendera Modi more Info kiosks benefit thousands in tribal areas of India 22 05 2015 The voice based legal information kiosks or NyayaPath as they are called have been set up in the largely tribal states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh more Image Credits Nyaya Path Related topics South Asia ICTs India Innovations Prototyze and Gul Panag launch MobieFit 20 05 2015 MobieFit is a venture focused on fitness through mobile applications more Google gives 500 000 for child safety campaigns in India 18 05 2015 The internet giant Google will support three non profits in India for promoting child safety more Nepal quake

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    across Bangladesh Established in 1999 TEEAL is a programme of Cornell University Library s Albert R Mann Library in partnership with leading publishers to provide access to literature on agricultural research TEEAL contains almost 500 000 articles from more than 350 highly ranked research journals in agriculture and related biological sciences The institutes where these electronic sets are being installed are also being trained in the use of electronic research Universities colleges research institutes government ministries and policymakers in 110 low income countries with limited or no internet connectivity can access the research literature through TEEAL sets and help improve the agricultural sector of eligible countries The TEEAL sets that are made to cater to low income countries especially in areas without access to internet are being installed in Bangladesh with the support from the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation in cooperation with Sathguru Management Consultants TEEAL s searchable database offers direct access to full text materials without internet connectivity and is easy to install and use TEEAL is compatible with a standalone computer or multiple user workstations and is highly recommended for use on local area networks Currently six institutes in Bangladesh have already received TEEAL including the Soil Resource and Development Institute SRDI Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute BLRI Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council BARC Bangladesh Jute Research Institute BJRI Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University BSMRAU Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture BINA and over 200 researchers academicians librarians and students have been trained on the use of this database Professor Md Shadat Ullah Vice Chancellor of Sher E Bangla Agricultural University SAU said that TEEAL would prove immensely valuable for the entire SAU community In this new age of advancement of ICT we all need to focus and use the opportunity provided by TEEAL to enrich our knowledge and further

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    hope for Bangladesh i Gyan Utsob i which took place earlier this month focussed on digitalising local administration school education and community e centres in Bangladesh Related topics regions ICTs Bangladesh Governance Year 2014 South Asia seeks to bridge the digital divide Digital initiatives launched by India Pakistan Bangladesh Bhutan and Sri Lanka are a stunning reminder of a vital role played by technological interventions Related topics regions Pakistan Bangladesh Bhutan Year 2014 South Asia seeks to bridge the digital divide Digital initiatives launched by India Pakistan Bangladesh Bhutan and Sri Lanka are a stunning reminder of a vital role played by technological interventions Related topics regions Pakistan Bangladesh Bhutan Hackers to tap IT innovations in sanitation IT professionals begin a cross continental virtual brainstorming session to look for sanitation solutions Related topics regions ICTs Bangladesh Digital Bangladesh Empowering women through ICTs Development Research Network s policy brief b i Digital Bangladesh and gender equality i b shows how the digital shift can create more opportunities for Related topics regions Gender ICTs Bangladesh Cell phones can speed up malaria treatment study Mobile phones along with local knowledge and field support can help to ensure the effective diagnosis and treatment of malaria in remote rural areas Related topics regions Bangladesh Health South Asia Bangladesh mulls to make computer education compulsory IT Business Incubator would be set up in public universities and scope would be created for research on IT said the Bangladeshi Premier Sheikh Hasina Related topics regions South Asia Education Bangladesh Picture stories Using photography as a tool young people in Bangladesh are narrating the beauty and tragedy of their lives Their collections exhibited and published in a Related topics regions Youth Communications ICTs Bangladesh Bangladesh connected Bangladesh has launched web portals for each of its 64 districts that will

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    in Japan is set to get an ICT boost with trial of a farm information sensing network that would improve cultivation in Related topics regions ICTs Agriculture Innovations India launches helpline for perishable food transporters The toll free number will help in creating database of common logistical hurdles experienced on highways by the reefer operators Related topics regions ICTs India Digital Punjab farmers to enjoy e payment The Punjab government along with FCI is all set to introduce e payment system for the farmers who sell their produce to the government Payment will be Related topics regions Farming Agriculture Economy UK supports FAO programme to improve agri data access in developing countries A funding partnership with the UK is supporting the Food and Agriculture Organisation to improve availability of agricultural data to governments and farmers Related topics regions Data Agriculture Partnerships Supporting food security through remote sensing technology A new partnership looks at using remote sensing based information and insurance for crops in emerging economies focusing on Asia s staple crop rice The Related topics regions Food Science and Technology Agriculture US agriculture portal adapted for Philippine farmers Farmers in Phillipines can now receive information and access expert advice on agriculture best practices through an online eXtension portal which has been Related topics regions ICTs Agriculture A new SMS system for Mozambique farmers IFC a member of the World Bank Group is launching with two Mozambican partners an information texting service for farmers and small business as part of its Related topics regions Farming Agriculture Mobiles ICTs Temperature maps to monitor animal well being A new application for thermal imaging technology to monitor surface temperature gradients on animals has been developed by The Mississippi State University s Related topics regions Development Technology ICTs Agriculture A simple exchange system Farmers in Kenya and Nigeria use a unique SMS service to share information Next2 s SMS service in Kenya and Nigeria lets farmers share local knowledge Related topics regions Development SMS ICTs Agriculture ITC launches interactive mobile telephony for tobacco farmers The Indian Leaf Tobacco Development ILTD Division of ITC is exploring mobile telephony based technology tools for personalised farmer communication Related topics regions Development ICTs Internet Kenya 250 000 farmers to get tips on mobile phones Approximately 250 000 small holder farmers in Kenya can now get reliable and relevant agricultural information via their mobile phones following a partnership Related topics regions SMS Agriculture Mobiles A bridge between farmers and the web Kenyan farmer Zack Matere searches the web for useful agricultural information then posts it on notice boards around his community helping other producers Related topics regions Development Web ICTs Social media help farmers restore lost crops Along with other forms of social media Twitter is bridging the gap between farmers and consumers Social media has also buoyed the small non commodity Related topics regions Social Media ICTs Agriculture Dairy farmers on the web to highlight their plight Dairy operators in California are using social media tools to educate people

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