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National Workshop Achieving MDG Goals: Development and Promotion of Handbook on 'Technology for Women'

D.Net organised a National Workshop on Achieving MDG Goals: Development and Promotion of Handbook on 'Technology for Women' on 5 March 2009, from 9.30am at Meeting Room 1, IDB Bhaban. Architect Yeafesh Osman, Honourable State Minister, Ministry of Science and ICT attended on the occasion as the chief guest. H.E. Mr Robert McDougall, High Commissioner of Canada to Bangladesh attended as the special guest. In the Inaugural session the chief guest and the special guest launched the handbook on…See More
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Dear colleagues,Am delighted to inform you all that the long awaited wireless internet interconnection to Rural areas has been tested in Nakaseke .This project is funded by the International Telecommunication Union ( ITU) and being executed by the Ministry of ICT -Uganda .The project is aimed at enhancing Internet sustainability in Rural areas and about 9 sites mostly Schools have been connected on the Net Work using the Telecentre as the main Access Point.Secondly the project is also aimed at…See More
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In April 2009, a panel will be held at Doha 2009 entitled “ICTD Evaluation 20/20: Voices from Around the World.” This goal of this website is to create a global dialogue around pivotal evaluation issues prior to and following Doha.The discussion on this site is spurred by a moderated, spirited debate among experts representing practice, technology, academia, and funders, and with community participation via this website prior to and after Doha.…See More
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Belayet Hossain left a comment for Partha Sarker
"Thank you so much Partha Da for your encouraging comment. Definitely that encourage me to be more active at telecentre global community. As Bangla is an widely spoken language, I think should have a Bangla Language version. Is there…"
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"Dear Balayet, Kudos to your great work and posting at site. You post to the site very regularly. Thanks for keeping us updated. I read those with interest and occasionaly send those to other people. Best wishes, Partha"
Mar 17, 2009
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BTN Resource Centre, a milestone to decentralize national telecentre movement in Bangladesh

The members of Bangladesh Telecentre Network initiated to host BTN Resource Centre across the country increase penetration of the national telecentre movement across the country. In the very first stage nine organizations host BTN Resource Centres in nine districts.The objectives of these BTN Resource Centres are1. Promoting the idea of Mission 2011 - "building an inclusive information and knowledge system for all" which includes, inter alias, organizing events for entrepreneurs and…See More
Mar 17, 2009
Partha Sarker replied to Moataz A. Shaarawy's discussion World Networkers Program "Scholarships "
"Thanks Moataz, this is great information and should go as a blog. Forums are for raising question and organizing debate on certain issue or topic. You also have a group and you can post this information there too. Best wishes,"
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Indian Telecentre Forum 2008 is being organized by CSDMS in collaboration with in New Delhi from 29th July till 31st July 2008. The forum will create a common ground of equitable learning that will facilitate a process of overall development of the country. It will shape the way forward for the telecentre movement within India, and for making it an example for the world to learn from.The Indian Telecentre Forum 2008 will focus on1. A close examination of telecentre movement in…See More
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Partha works with to help build up and support online knowledge sharing projects. He has been involved with ICT4D domain for quite a long time now and co-foudned a citizen network, in South Asia.
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(3 March 2010, Manila) - The Foundation which improves the social and economic impact of grassroots telecentres around the world is pleased to announce that it has officially opened its doors today in the Philippines. The international initiative is now transferred from Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC), where it was housed and grown since 2005, to the foundation, an independent, non-governmental organization based in…

Posted on March 3, 2010 at 4:41am — 2 Comments Foundation announces network guide now live on Wikipedia’s Network Management Guide, a step-by-step how-to on creating and building strong and sustainable telecentre networks, is now live on Wikipedia in English, with Spanish and Arabic soon to follow.…


Posted on February 19, 2010 at 4:30am — 1 Comment Foundation board appoints Advisory Council members Foundation board appoints Advisory Council members

The Board of Trustees of the Foundation, the new host of, appointed seven members to the foundation’s Advisory Council during the first board meeting held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in December. At that meeting, the council members discussed their new roles and responsibilities and reviewed the business strategy for the next phase of, which the foundation is… Continue

Posted on February 4, 2010 at 12:09am — 1 Comment

Dr. Basheerhamad Shadrach appointed head of Foundation

Dr. Basheerhamad Shadrach appointed head of Foundation

The Board of Trustees of the Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Basheerhamad “Shaddy” Shadrach as the first executive director of the new foundation. His selection by the Board represents the completion of the transition of from a start-up program, housed at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in Canada,… Continue

Posted on January 19, 2010 at 12:30am — 19 Comments

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At 5:09pm on October 27, 2015, stella kwale said…

Good Day,

How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on:( ) for the full details.

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Thanks God bless.

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At 6:58pm on April 08, 2010, ADJADJI Epiphane gave Partha Sarker a gift
Hello Partha My name is Epiphane from West Africa in Benin. I'd like to join your group to contribute in discussion. How to sign up or applly?
At 10:33am on July 4, 2009, Niranjan Meegammana said…

seems a spamming atempt to me; pl evaluate.

I suspect that this id has not taken part in any other discussion, carefully writes a search engine paragraphs making two links to lead to a commercial advertiesment.

Nings are becoming popular now someone could be exploiting.
pl evaluate.

Niranjan Meegammana
At 1:42am on June 8, 2009, D Farmer Shimul said…
How can getting fund/grant on agricultural project???Plz, give me some advice.
At 4:13am on May 19, 2009, Niranjan Meegammana said…
Hi Partha Sarker
You seems to be the funding GURU in
I am following you.

Two of us have been invited to Mexico In September for WSYA, But they sponsor only one person with air tickets and accomodation

Give me a idea !

How can we get someone to sponsor my friend been invited to Mexico Awards ?

At 1:51am on March 17, 2009, Belayet Hossain said…
Thank you so much Partha Da for your encouraging comment. Definitely that encourage me to be more active at telecentre global community.

As Bangla is an widely spoken language, I think should have a Bangla Language version. Is there any plan to have a Bangla Community Site?

Best wishes to you too...
At 2:02am on January 24, 2009, Boateng Ebenezer said…
Hello Partha,

I work with Telecentre in Ghana as I.T manager and help them to build community wireless in other share their bandwith with near by communities. I need more ideas to sustain my projects especially telecentre.
At 11:13pm on December 30, 2008, Jhulan Ghose said…

Cholche sob thik thak....samay kore likhbo to botei...take care.

At 9:29pm on December 22, 2008, Jhulan Ghose said…

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