UIC (Union Information Centre) entrepreneurs training was held on February 22-26, 2009 for the 1st batch at the BCC/NILG organized by the LGD (Local Gov. Division) of Bangladesh. In this training 20 young entrepreneurs including 8 women were participated from 10… Continue
Added by Belayet Hossain on March 31, 2009 at 4:00pm —
I would like to inform you that the 1st of April 2009 will be the time at which a sluggish worm called Conficker C will be activated causing the infected machines to conduct an obscure actions, By going after the following instructions provided by Microsoft you are expected to be reasonably safe from this worm
Apply the security update associated with MS08-067. View the security bulletin for more information about the… Continue
Added by Moataz A. Shaarawy on March 31, 2009 at 12:26am —
Farming is the backbone of many economies in Africa, research and development of new farming methodologies and practices have always involved the farmer during the process, however most of the time these valuable results/outcome do not reach the farmer who should be the consumer of this product. It is with this in mind that UCRC has organized this workshop to educate farmers on use of FLD methodology to document local innovations.
FLD is a participatory process which seeks to… Continue
Added by Cleopa Timon Otieno on March 30, 2009 at 6:22pm —
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Ugunja Community Resource Centre partners with Microsoft to officiate the graduation of youth, women, and persons with disability in Siaya District.
Ugunja, Kenya – 23rd March, 2009 – The Ugunja Community Resource Centre African Centre (UCRC) today hosted a graduation ceremony for 550 youth,… Continue
Added by Cleopa Timon Otieno on March 30, 2009 at 5:53pm —
The construction of SEACOM's 15,000 km fibre optic undersea cable, linking East Africa to the rest of the world is finally coming to Uganda. A number of major milestones have already been reached including ground breaking at the cable station landing sites in Mozambique and Kenya.
This signals the onset of a new era in the Information and Communications Industry in the East African region. Apparently, over reliance on satellite based data solutions is blamed for the high cost of… Continue
Added by Sandra Nassali on March 30, 2009 at 5:41pm —
|“For the formation of Digital Bangladesh policy makers and grass root level activist have to work together” said local MP Shawkat Momen Shajahan. Last March 28, 2009 he was giving his speech as the chief guest on the inaugural ceremony of Pallitathya Kendra at Tangaile while eminent writer Selina Hosain was present as special guest. D.Net (Development Research Network) and DHAW (Development for Human Assistance Work) jointly…
Added by Fatema Begum Labony on March 30, 2009 at 12:46am —
Sierra Leone is promoting multipurpose community telecenters (MCTs) for rural and undeserved areas to help kick-start development.
"This project that is about to be launched fulfills one of the requirements of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), since information and communications technology (ICT) has been recognized as an engine for growth," said Vice President Sam Sumana at a recent Freetown workshop organized to publicize the project.
The United Nations' MDGs are… Continue
Added by Francis Mwathi on March 28, 2009 at 4:14pm —
The goverment of pakistan is seeking technical and financial proposal for a preliminarty study on Telecenter in Pakistan.
We are looking for an expert in the field to work with us . For further deatils contact
firstname.lastname@example.org, 92 3002426126
Added by Shahab Afroz Khan on March 28, 2009 at 12:36pm —
Rural schools need Internet, Ugandan government told
24th March 2009
The Government should set up infrastructure to enable Internet connections in rural schools, the headmaster of Bugema Adventist Secondary School, Mesusera Mugumya has said. “Schools in rural areas should access the Internet at an affordable cost,” he said. Mugumya said the trading centres where Internet facilities are available, are too expensive for the students and the schools.
Added by Francis Mwathi on March 27, 2009 at 11:11pm —
There have been few opportunities for telecentres in Central America meet and reflect upon their actions. This opportunity took place in San Jose, Costa Rica where in March the 3rd and 4th about 40 people from different countries: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama and Costa Rica were together. All of them wanted to perform this important task; reflect on the successes, challenges and lessons learned from investing in ICT4D to reduce… Continue
Added by Luiza Caldas on March 25, 2009 at 10:30pm —
Top Government officials have been invited to Israel to see the country’s latest technology in farming.
Israeli Ambassador Joseph Keidar said yesterday that his country had invited Agriculture Minister William Ruto and his Water counterpart Charity Ngilu (Water and Irrigation) to attend the 17th International Agriculture Exhibition in May.
"This is the perfect opportunity for Kenyans to meet international experts and see cutting edge technology that can benefit this country," he… Continue
Added by Christopher Mwangi on March 25, 2009 at 8:27pm —
Practical Answers – a Practical Action project on knowledge management has been working in the area of pro poor knowledge management over last 10 years. This was build on a systematic process of action research, implementation of technical enquiry service, continuous analysis of demand, manage the local knowledge center, develop grass root knowledge actors. The main argument of knowledge management is the all initiative & concept of… Continue
Added by A W M Anisuzzaman on March 25, 2009 at 4:28pm —
An exciting experiment is coming closer to an end - the "proof of concept" is done. Telecentres can help farmers to improve production, reduce cost of production, and help farmers sell their produces to wholsale buyers at a better price, and earn money from the wholesale buyers for assisting them to collect quality produces.
It all started in last October, 2008. A D.Net team identified two telecentres for experimentation - whether a… Continue
Added by Ananya Raihan on March 25, 2009 at 2:44am —
first edition is available!
You can visit the site
or download the document
directly. All the main topics, articles, events and news related to ICT4D around Europe will be highlight there, to keep the members and friends updated and… Continue
Added by Laia Fauró Gual on March 24, 2009 at 6:10pm —
It was on March 20 a team (Dr. Ananya Raihan secretary general, M. Ataur Rahaman, program officer of Bangladesh Telecentre Network (BTN) participated a workshop at Zilla Parishod Auditorium in Gaibandha. This program was organized by Gana Unnayan Kendra (GUK) in association with D.Net. GUK is… Continue
Added by Munira Morshed Munni on March 24, 2009 at 6:00pm —
In just two weeks since its announcement to the public on March 10, the Philippine Community eCenter Network (PhilCeCNet) online community
has now reached the one hundred-member mark.
The PhilCeCNet online community, which makes use of the Ning
platform, replaced the old Fireboard forum of the Philippine Community eCenter portal
. It complements the… Continue
Added by Cuchie Echeverria on March 24, 2009 at 12:00pm —
People attended the training are now more confident to make knowledge objects using multi media than ever before. They all have now a very specific plan to prepare knowledge object by their own. Countdown has been started among Practical Answers Project members’ to have number of knowledge objects soon.
Bangladesh has organized the Training on Multimedia Knowledge Object Development. Mr. Zbigniew… Continue
Added by A W M Anisuzzaman on March 23, 2009 at 11:30am —
Defeating drug counterfeiters with SMS in Ghana
19th March 2009
Pharmaceutical drug counterfeiters can foil even the most sophisticated technology if consumers cannot personally verify their medication’s safety, according to Ghanaian entrepreneurs who will soon introduce in West Africa verification via cell phone text.
Consumers who purchase certain medications will be able to send the label code via free cell phone text message and within seconds… Continue
Added by Francis Mwathi on March 20, 2009 at 9:19pm —
A new book entitled "SUTURING THE DIGITAL GASH: A European transnational project" has been published and it is available for download on this site (telecentre.org) thanks to the kind contribution of Gabriel Rissola from the Fundació Ciutat de Viladecans. The link to the book is below.
"Public Internet Centres (PICs) have been sprouting throughout Europe during the last decade; but... Are they an effective tool to… Continue
Added by Silvia Caicedo on March 20, 2009 at 11:30am —
Malaysian government announces package to improve broadband infrastructure
Petaling Jaya: Broadband got a bit of a boost from the mini-budget announced by Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on17th March.
A total of RM5.4b out of the RM60b stimulus total has been allocated to improve the country’s broadband infrastructure.
David Wong, chairman of the Association of the Computer and Multimedia Industry of… Continue
Added by Sabyasachi Kashyap on March 19, 2009 at 1:43pm —