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Asad-Uz-Zaman Asad is attending CoERI's event

Third e-Bario Knowledge Fair at Malaysia

November 16, 2011 at 8am to November 18, 2011 at 5pm
The e-Bario Knowledge Fair is a regular conference, held in Bario, Malaysia, that showcases the use of ICTs for rural development and is conducted in conjunction with the local community, bringing together researchers, practitioners and policy makers with the residents of Bario and the wider Kelabit ethnic community.The Third Knowledge Fair will adopt a theme of Indigenous Technological Innovation for Malaysia’s Indigenous Peoples. Taking place in Sarawak, close to the borders of the Malaysian…See More
Aug 24, 2011
CoERI posted an event

Third e-Bario Knowledge Fair at Malaysia

November 9, 2011 at 6pm to November 11, 2011 at 7pm
The e-Bario Knowledge Fair is a regular conference, held in Bario, Malaysia, that showcases the use of ICTs for rural development and is conducted in conjunction with the local community, bringing together researchers, practitioners and policy makers with the residents of Bario and the wider Kelabit ethnic community.The Third Knowledge Fair will adopt a theme of Indigenous Technological Innovation for Malaysia’s Indigenous Peoples. Taking place in Sarawak, close to the borders of the Malaysian…See More
Mar 22, 2011
CoERI added a discussion to the group Telecentre Malaysia
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Bridging the digital divide through eBario concept:by Justin Yap, Borneopost 30th December 2010

KUCHING: Bario known as the ‘Land of a Thousand Hand-Shakes’ is the homeland to the Kelabit ethnic minority. The indigenous community that emerged from isolation only within the last half century has shown massive positive development from the results of eBario projects.John TaraweeBario began in 1998 as a research project undertaken by the Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) with the support of the…See More
Jan 3, 2011
CoERI added a discussion to the group Telecentre Malaysia
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eLamai or Ngerabit eLamai

Brief description of the project; Long Lamai Telecentre or Ngerabit eLamai is one of the research projects of Centre of Excellence for Rural Informatics (CoERI), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). With the participation of the local community of Long Lamai, Telecentre project focuses on the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for community development. Ini sejajar dengan pendekatan CoERI yang memastikan penduduk setempat terlibat secara penuh di dalam setiap fasa This is in…See More
Dec 15, 2010
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Tutum Bala eBa'Kelalan Launching Ceremony at Sarawak, East Malaysia

December 7, 2010 from 9am to 1pm
Tutum Bala eBa'Kelalan is one of the eBario DAGS Rollout project in Ba'kelalan. The telecentre initiative is designed to target all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, educational background and ethnic group. Its main aim is to explore ways in which ICT infrastructure (computer, internet, printer, and the telephone at a community telecentre) and related services can serve daily, social, economic and political needs of village communities within the Kelalan valley. Special…See More
Dec 6, 2010
CoERI replied to Seu Yapa's discussion How to Create a Successful Telecenter?
"Telecentre in urban area may be a subject of technology support but in rural areas need multidisciplinary approach. The team of implementers of the project need to include the social scientists to explore the community dynamics and the issues that…"
Mar 31, 2010
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Longkod Piromutan e-BUAYAN (Telecentre e-BUAYAN) Launching Ceremony at Malaysia

April 6, 2010 from 12:15pm to 3:30pm
CoERI is launching Longkod Piromutan e-BUAYAN (Telecentre e-BUAYAN) on 6 April 2010 inVillage BUAYAN, Penampang, Sabah East Malaysia.This ceremony will be officiated by the Honorable Datuk Seri Dr. Maximus Ongkili Minister of Science, Technology & Innovation Malaysia. Other participants include Honorable Professor Khairuddin Ab Hamid, Vice Chancellor UNIMAS. Guest of Honor at UNIMAS would be Honorable Professor Dr. Peter Songan (Deputy Vice Chancellor UNIMAS).See More
Mar 30, 2010
CoERI's blog post was featured

Rethink on development: by Margaret Apau

SOMETIMES, money can’t make problems go away. PARADISE: Isolated and remote, the Bario Highlands are the best testing ground for an ICT project.In 1971, the Norwegian government made a generous donation of $22 million to Kenya. The funding would go to building a fish-processing plant on Lake Turkana in the hope of providing the residents with gainful employment.The plant was up and running immediately after completion but was shut down after only a few days. Why?What was meant to give work to…See More
Mar 24, 2010
CoERI posted a blog post

Rethink on development: by Margaret Apau

SOMETIMES, money can’t make problems go away. PARADISE: Isolated and remote, the Bario Highlands are the best testing ground for an ICT project.In 1971, the Norwegian government made a generous donation of $22 million to Kenya. The funding would go to building a fish-processing plant on Lake Turkana in the hope of providing the residents with gainful employment.The plant was up and running immediately after completion but was shut down after only a few days. Why?What was meant to give work to…See More
Mar 23, 2010
CoERI received a gift from RCC
Mar 3, 2010
RCC left a comment for CoERI
"Hi! Welcome to the telecentre.org community! You can use this space to blog, post photos and videos, participate in discussions and connect with other members of the telecentre movement. Please take a moment to check out the Getting Started guide…"
Mar 3, 2010
CoERI is now a member of Telecentre.org Online Community
Mar 3, 2010

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University Malaysia Sarawak
Job Title
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About Me (biography or organization description)
The Centre of Excellence for Rural Informatics was established in January 2007 and is anchored at the Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). It is set up based on the success of the e-Bario project. The e-Bario has demonstrated the innovative and participatory approach in deploying ICTs in the remote communities at Bario, Sarawak. Among the key activities, CoERI sets out to generate and disseminate knowledge that transforms and empowers communities to harness technologies and become a knowledge-based society.
Areas of Interest/Expertise and Types of Services Provided
Enabling technologies (includes telecommunication and alternative/renewable energy)

Information systems

Cohesiveness of communities and stakeholders

Individual and community transformation and empowerment

Knowledge-based value creation
Website
http://www.coeri.unimas.my
Phone
006082583659
Street Address
Kota Samarahan, Post code 94300
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Kuching
Country
Malaysia
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Asia
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English

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Rethink on development: by Margaret Apau

SOMETIMES, money can’t make problems go away.

PARADISE: Isolated and remote, the Bario Highlands are the best testing ground for an ICT project.

PARADISE: Isolated and remote, the Bario Highlands are the best testing ground for an ICT project.

In 1971, the Norwegian government made a generous donation of $22 million to Kenya. The funding would go to building a fish-processing plant on Lake Turkana in the hope of providing the…

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