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    active archive strategy when properly applied significantly reduces overall storage and data management costs while improving efficiencies explains Floyd Related topics regions Internet Infrastructure IT Digital Harnessing digital knowledge to empower rural India At a conference held by ASSOCHAM people met up to discuss the Government s vision of empowering rural India through the spread of digital technology to 2 5 Related topics regions Technology India IT Digital Mobile application to track transactions launched in Kenya A mobile application that enables one to account for their mobile money transfer transactions has been launched in Kenya Related topics regions ICTs Africa IT Traditional media and internet are part of same ecosystem say experts Siddharth Varadarajan Editor of India s leading daily The Hindu said traditional media and new media being part of the same ecosystem should not be Related topics regions Information Media India East Africa Regional varsities not plugged in ICT to be exposed An international research company has embarked on the process of ranking universities and other institutions of higher learning in East Africa on the use of Related topics regions Education Africa IT ICTs Medical students get Ipads for research in Rwanda These gadgets are being donated to enhance education and information sharing between the medical students and lecturers Related topics regions Research Africa IT Digital New study maps mobile tech use among Kenya s poorest The study also says that 16 per cent of the poorest Kenyans use the Internet on their mobile phones Related topics regions ICTs Africa IT An advanced citizenship is vital for e Governance WB economist Tracey Lane Senior Economist at the World Bank was involved in the Bank s Open Data initiative In an interview with OneWorld South Asia at the sidelines of Related topics regions South Asia World Bank IT Governance South Africa Broadband doubles as country shifts to mobile According to researchers World Wide Worx broadband access in South Africa has more than doubled in the last two years Related topics regions Broadband Africa IT Internet Uptake of girls into ICT related study declines In its endeavour to encourage girls to embrace technology and help them harness opportunities in the ICT sector International Telecommunications Union ITU Related topics regions Gender Digital IT Kenya Red Cross website to reunite torn families International Committee of the Red Cross is set to unveil a new website to help families torn apart by war disaster and migration find each other Related topics regions Technology IT Internet India to usher in e passports soon India s external affairs ministry is all set to issue electronic passports which will have an electronic chip containing the personal information of the Related topics regions IT Digital Internet education initiatives win UNESCO prize UNESCO s Director General Irina Bokova will present the two laureates Germany s Internet ABC Project and the Republic of Korea s InfollutionZERO with Related topics regions UNESCO ICTs IT Internet Shaadi com s Facebook campaign on dowry bags award Indian matrimonial website s widely followed

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    to make all government websites disabled friendly most of Related topics regions Web Disability India Thailand to launch e service to monitor water use Provincial Waterworks Authority of Thailand PWA will launch a new e service for water users to access real time water consumption expenses on the Government Related topics regions Development ICTs Web A bridge between farmers and the web Kenyan farmer Zack Matere searches the web for

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    b Jean Parker b creator of Disability Radio Related topics regions Community Radio Disability TAG CLOUD Related topics regions Development Community Radio Open source Digital library for China s visually challenged China has introduced an online library for the visually impaired that will help them access e books music and online lectures With specially designed screen Related topics regions Information Disability China Digital Web accessibility Good for society good for business An accessible website is often the easiest way to do business with people with disabilities for example those who find it difficult to get to a physical Related topics regions Web Internet Disability ICT Indian designer creates smartphone for the blind Sumit Dagar the brain behind this smartphone said that technology can help to bridge the gap between people with disabilities and the rest of the population Related topics regions India South Asia Disability Digital A media success story Radio Salus in Rwanda b Nduhura Dominique b Director of NUR School of Journalism and Communication explains how Radio Salus of the National University of Rwanda has contributed Related topics regions Community Radio Education Disability Capacity building India launches ICT lab for disabled children Commemorating International Software Freedom Day on September 19 an Indian NGO launched the first ICT lab for disabled children The activity lab equipped Related topics regions Communications ICTs Disability India ATMs to become blind friendly in India India s largest lender State Bank of India plans to introduce 7 000 voice enabled ATMs across the country for visually challenged customers beginning next Related topics regions India Disability Technology Market for disability products in India pegged at Rs 4 500 cr There has been little attention to exploiting technological advances to assist the disabled in India Related topics regions Disability India IT Watching while you work and

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    communicate your messages to drive traffic to build your email newsletter list the more powerful your presence is going to be So Twitter and Facebook can be very powerful but if you don t have a website then they will not be as powerful as they could be OWSA How do you look at the utilization of social media by the nonprofits in the developing countries Mansfield Believe it or not whether it is the developed countries like the United States Australia or the developing ones like India the biggest and the universal challenge for NGOs all over the world is capacity They do not have a dedicated staff person who has the time to invest in the dynamics of social media It requires time to run a Facebook page to study Twitter to learn YouTube So it makes sense if the Nonprofits are geared up to meet the latest challenges in tapping the resources of social media in an efficient way The other challenge is to make sure that these NGOs have financial resources because it requires some level of graphic design work and training OWSA Is the significance of social media only for bigger NGOs or is it equally relevant for the small ones as well Mansfield Social media is equally important for very small NGOs too as they are the ones who have the least time and resources Very large NGOs do not need any more convincing that what they already enjoy but tiny non profits have a hard time in establishing their brand and presence OWSA When we say social media for social good what does it imply Mansfield Well that s a tough question No one has ever asked me this question There are multiple definitions for social good For me my fascination with the

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    Digital Opportunity 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 A small nonprofit can be a global conversation Heather Mansfield Heather Mansfield is the owner of DIOSA Communications and author of Social Media for Social Good A How To Guide for Nonprofits A pioneer in employing social Related topics

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    awaaz Climate Change Action Appropriate Technology Choice OneWorld South Asia Info Social media will increase donations for NGOs expert Indian NGOs pick up the fine aspects of social media and how this can leverage their work and create visibility in a networked world Related topics regions Social Media India Nasscom Foundation A small nonprofit can be a global conversation Heather Mansfield Heather Mansfield is the owner of DIOSA Communications and

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    2012 In Kenya where agriculture accounts for 75 per cent of jobs and 80 per cent of the land is arid or semi arid droughts can be crippling Sophisticated drought monitoring systems exist on a macro level but they do not provide localised warnings more Related topics ICTs SMS Africa Agriculture Mobiles A mobile app for the culture lovers in Hong Kong 05 09 2012 The Leisure and Cultural Services Department of Hong Kong recently launched a mobile application called My Culture The app allows users to view information on cultural presentations venue schemes of events film programmes organised by museums and other cultural venues in Hong Kong more Related topics Development ICTs Culture South east Asia Technology Mobiles Social media help farmers restore lost crops 03 09 2012 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 farmers suffering from drought more Related topics Social Media ICTs Agriculture A bridge between farmers and the web 27 08 2012 Kenyan farmer Zack Matere searches the web for useful agricultural information then posts it on notice boards around his community helping other producers to improve their crops more Related topics Development Web ICTs Farming Agriculture Peruvians use social media to promote agro ecological production 22 08 2012 A group of young people from the National Association of Ecological Producers in Peru ANPE PERÚ promote organic farming and an ecological approach towards agriculture with the use of Information and Communication Technology tools such as social media more Related topics ICTs Wireless Technologies Internet Farming Agriculture Mobiles Cooperation for development 14 08 2012 The spirit of sharing is at the heart of the many new technology hubs that have opened in ACP countries in recent years In

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    World Bank Related topics Development ICTs Internet Technology Mobiles Mobile technology boosts water security for the poor 30 07 2012 Availability of mobile phones has enabled the development of low cost solutions aimed at improving water security and reducing poverty in developing nations The article highlights five mobile strategies that are already helping people get better access to water and sanitation more Image Credits REUTERS Lucas Jackson AlertNet Related topics Development ICTs SMS Science and Technology Mobiles Community Radio page rocks on Facebook 26 07 2012 The Ministry of Information Broadcasting is the latest ministry to hit social networking The ministry s Community Radio page on Facebook is becoming a vibrant forum for discussion on the Community Radio policy Community Radio stations and issues around sustainability more Related topics Community Radio ICTs M Calc An app that predicts crop yields in Kenya 25 07 2012 Mkulima Calculator M Calc is a web based application that allows farmers in Kenya to predict their crop yields giving them access to statistics on soil fertility required fertilisers and expected crop diseases M Calc aims to optimise production and reduce losses farmers incur when they plant specific crops in unsuitable areas more Related topics ICTs Internet Farming Agriculture Mobiles ICT in rural disaster preparedness 24 07 2012 ICTs can be used to both predict natural disasters and crucially warn smallholders so that they may make preparations to mitigate losses during extreme weather events more Related topics ICTs Disaster Management Science and Technology Internet Agriculture Mobiles Legal literacy TV programme in Andhra Pradesh An uncommon empowerment tool 21 07 2012 It started as an experiment in villages and semi rural parts of Andhra Pradesh But after running for 58 episodes on Sunday mornings for a year India s first television weekly programme on secure land

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